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On this day in Lewis & Clark history...

The Expedition continues to wait for spring at their winter camp on the Wood River. In the Weather journal, Lewis records the weather, but makes no other comments about today.

From the journals...

day of
month
1804
Therm
at Sun
rise
weather wind Therm
at 4
Oclk
weather wind r.
& f.
River
feet
inches
18 10 a 0 f NW       r   7 ½

Meriwether Lewis

Early 1800's military vest

Military buttons on a vest