On this day in Lewis & Clark history...
Clark continues to be sick while wintering near the confluence of the Wood, Missouri, and Mississippi rivers. The hunters have a successful day and a sled is built to haul wood.
From the journals...
Thursday 26th Jany 1804
Gibson Killed two Deer, R. field one, the men Kill Racoons Rabits &. in great quantity
Raccoon, Procyon lotor
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