On this day in Lewis & Clark history...
Mississippi and Missouri river ice causes water levels to rise, and the keelboat is carried up the Wood River. Clark, still sick, attends to a disciplinary matter.
From the journals...
Discharge Leakens for theift with a Small Correction
the River & Creek rised Suffecent to take the boat up the Creek some distance moderate day I am verry Sick wild fowl pass
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