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On this day in Lewis & Clark history...

The men are called to a military parade, during which the verdict of the previous day's Court Martial are read. A consignment of supplies is expected later in the evening.

From the journals...

I red the orders on Parade this evening J. Sh: [Shields] & J. Co. [Colter] asked the forgivness & & promised to doe better in future.    the other [prisoners?] were dismissed &c

William Clark

Mandan war whistle

Painting of a highly decorated whistle made from a bone

Painting by Karl Bodmer circa 1832.