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On this day in Lewis & Clark history...

The men engage in shooting contests with several of the people residing in the Wood River area. As Clark tells it, the men of the Expedition are very good shooters.

From the journals...

Several of the Countrey people In Camp Shooting with the party    all git beet and Lose their money    a fair Da

William Clark

Civilian long rifles

Muskets circa 1800

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