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On this day in Lewis & Clark history...

Another cold day at the Expedition's winter Camp near present Alton, Illinois. The hunters bring in a variety of game.

From the journals...

Gibson Killed 3 Deer & Colter 3 Turkey, Shields 4 Turkey, Worne & Thompson 14 rabits—

William Clark

Eastern cottontail, Sylvilagus floridanus

Scrawny brown rabbit on the snow

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