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On this day in Lewis & Clark history...

Captain Clark has his sword and dirk fixed. Other than the slowly falling river level and the weather, the journalists record no other events at their winter camp across the Mississippi River from St. Louis.

From the journals...

rain last night & this morning.    the river fall Sloly
dark Sultrey weather
Some Thunder

William Clark

Camp Dubois

Replica wood fort on a cloudy day

This photo is provided as a service by the U.S. Army Center of Military History.