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On this day in Lewis & Clark history...

At winter quarters on Wood River, Captain Clark moves into his cabin. Despite the morning snow, Ordway is sent to Cahokia with a letter for Captain Lewis. Clark creates a new plan for guard duty.

From the journals...

Snow in the morning    I move into my hut, Cloudy morning    Colter Kill a Deer & a turkey, Drewyer & Serjt. Odway set out for Kohokia, I arrange the guards on a new plan, wrote to Cap Lewis

William Clark

Monks Mound (Cahokia Mounds)

Large mound or small hill covered in snow