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On this day in Lewis & Clark history...

The Captains conduct business in St. Louis to prepare for their journey up the Missouri River. Sergeant Ordway is in charge of the men at their winter camp across the Mississippi River.

From the journals...

attending to Sunderey Stores &c

William Clark

Crates and bales

Crate and bales in a log fort storeroom

Photo taken with permission at Fort Mandan.