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On this day in Lewis & Clark history...

To prepare for the journey up the Missouri River, the men fix the tents and ready their arms and ammunition.

From the journals...

I continued to fix Tents Covering, adjuust the Load &c. order every man to have 100 Balls for ther Rifles & 2 lb. of Buck Shot for those with mussquest

William Clark

100 lead balls

100 lead balls