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On this day in Lewis & Clark history...

Major Nathan Rumsey, an agent of the contractor for army rations in the area, arrives at the winter camp on the Wood River. Two men are sent to a nearby island to rescue a horse.

From the journals...

a fine morning    Sent over two men to the Island to See about a horse which was Seen in distress there, Majr. Runsey arrived

William Clark

Horse on the plain

White horse one the plain