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On this day in Lewis & Clark history...

Moses Reed is sent to St. Louis with a letter and gun locks that need repaired. At winter camp on the present Wood River, Illinois, Captain Clark continues packing provisions.

From the journals...

I had finished off and packed up to day in part of my Store of Provisions—

William Clark

Store of provisions

Bales, kegs, and crates in a log fort storeroom

Photo taken with permission at Fort Mandan.