On this day in Lewis & Clark history...
The Expedition waits for the arrival of the Oto nation at Council Bluff north of present Fort Calhoun, Nebraska. Instead of Indians, they are visited by numerous mosquitoes. Srgt Floyd reports that his health has returned.
From the journals...
July 31st, Tuesday
Cought a Buffalow fish— The evening verry Cool, The Musqutors are yet troublesom.—
Bigmouth buffalo fish, Ictiobus cyprinellus
Drawing by Duane Raver of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.