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...
Friday 30th of March 1804.
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
Mandan war whistle
Painting by Karl Bodmer circa 1832.