On this day in Lewis & Clark history...
While at their winter quarters across from St. Louis (Camp River Dubois), Clark records the temperature in a warm room as 20 degrees above 0. Some of the men make merry and two of them have a fight.
From the journals...
Wed: Jany. 4th
Worner & Potts fight after Dark without my Knowledge & the Corpl. head of the mess left the hut & Suffered them to bruse themselves much, he has no authority, the other Part of the detachment verry merry at night
This gill is displayed at the Discover Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center, Washburn, North Dakota.