On this day in Lewis & Clark history...
Today is a rainy day at Camp River Dubois. Clark sleeps in, the men practice shooting their arms, and business is conducted with Major Rumsey, the agent for the army rations contractor.
From the journals...
a rainy morning Slept late, Thunder and lightning at 1 oClock, men Shoot at a mark, rain at 2 Setled with Majr. Rumsey &c rain Continue
Rifle provided by the Discovery Expedition of St. Charles, Missouri.