On this day in Lewis & Clark history...
The supply of charcoal at Fort Mandan runs out, and 5 men are employed cutting wood to make more. Clark reports that the interpreters appear to understand each other better.
From the journals...
Thursday 24th Jany.
colder this morning than it has ben for Several days past. in the afternoon five men employed cutting coal wood as our coal was jest Gone.
Photo taken with permission at Fort Mandan.