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On this day in Lewis & Clark history...

At Camp River Dubois, Clark pays Mrs. Cane for her services as washerwoman and seamstress. A boat heading up the Mississippi River passes by camp. Several men hunt or practice shooting.

From the journals...

a fair morning    Sent out Shields with McLain to the head of Wood River.
Some Shooting at a mark

William Clark

Shooting a musket

A musket being fired at Fort Clatsop

Photo taken with permission at Lewis and Clark National Historic Park, Fort Clatsop.