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Lewis is afraid that the corporal his deserted, but is relieved when he appears with the bread he was tasked to bring. Setting out, they pass an ancient Indian mound near present Moundsville, West Virginia. They make 24 miles.

From the journals...

I landed on the east side of R, and went on shore to view a remarkable artificial mond of earth called by the people in this neighbourhood the Indian grave.

Meriwether Lewis
Snippet from a book used by Meriwether Lewis to help navigate the Ohio River

Picture from The Navigator: Or, the Trader's Useful Guide in Navigating the Monongehela, Allegheny, Ohio and Mississippi Rivers by Zadok Cramer, Fifth Edition, published in 1806. Lewis used an earlier edition to help him navigate and describe the journey down the Ohio River.