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On this day in Lewis & Clark history...

The Captains are working in St. Louis leaving Sergeant Ordway in charge of the men at the winter camp on the Illinois side of the Mississippi River.

From the journals...

Sundy, mon: & Tuesday, at St Louis

William Clark

Empty bunks at Camp Dubois

Empty bunk beds in a log cabin

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