On this day in Lewis & Clark history...
The morning is frosty on the Wood River in present Illinois. The teamsters' horses that delivered provisions yesterday are used to move logs today. In the evening, the men move into their newly constructed huts.
From the journals...
Tuesday 20th Decr
a hard frosty morning.
I Detain the waggon to haul logs for my building
hauled Logs to day with the Comosaries Teem men move into ther huts this eveninge.
Empty bunks at Camp Dubois
This photo is provided as a service by the U.S. Army Center of Military History.