The Journals of Lewis and Clark - The Expedition Divided; Clark in the Yellowstone Summary & Analysis

Meriwether Lewis and William Clark
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William Clark sets out toward the Yellowstone on July 3, 1806. His party includes several men, the entire Charbonneau family as well as 50 horses. On the 12th, the captain intends to carry all the cargo by canoe as far as possible, while Sergeant Pryor proceeds to take the horses by land to the next camp. On the 14th, Sacagawea indicates to the captain that a road nearby leads to a pass in a gap through the mountains nearby. Clark follows her advice.

The horses' feet are so sore they are unable to chase animals for any length of time. Clark uses makeshift moccasins made from buffalo skin to help the horses and relieve their pain. On July 20, the captain orders two new canoes from timber available around the camp. Three men armed with axes work...

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