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On this day in Lewis & Clark history...

Mr. Hay, a fur trader, merchant, and postmaster from nearby Cahokia, arrives for a 3-day visit at the winter camp on the Wood River.

From the journals...

Mr. Hay arrived, river falls

William Clark

Camp Dubois

Historical reenactor wearing military fatigues

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