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On this day in Lewis & Clark history...

Speeches are exchanged and medals given to visiting Omaha at Fish Camp, east of Homer, Nebraska. Sergeant Floyd becomes seriously ill requiring urgent care from the Captains.

From the journals...

Sergt. Floyd was taken violently bad with the Beliose Cholick and is dangerously ill    we attempt in Vain to releive him, I am much concerned for his Situation—

William Clark

Sergeant Floyd's last day

Men providing shade and comfort to a sick comrade

Painting previously located in Southern Hills Mall, Sioux City, Iowa and created by by Split Rock Studios.