On this day in Lewis & Clark history...
Another cold day at Fort Mandan on the Missouri River opposite the Knife River Mandan villages. Four men retrieve 2 or 3 elk using a sled.
From the journals...
Saturday 12th Jany.
cloudy 2 of the hunters came in had killed 3 Elk 4 men Sent after the meat & got it—
Elk, Cervus canadensis roosevelti
Photo by Kathy Jones 2013.