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By Tom Elpel
Contributing Writer 

Missouri River Corps of Rediscovery: The Hunted

 

September 25, 2019

We cut a new pin for the propeller from the handle of my stainless steel Zebra pot

Saw great numbers of goats or Antelope on Shore... in the evening I discovered a number of Indians on each Side and goats in the river or Swiming & on Sand bars, when I came near Saw the boys in the water Swiming amongst the goats & Killing them with Sticks, and then hauling them to the Shore those on Shore Kept them in the water, I saw 58 Killed in this way and on the Shore, the hunter with Cap Lewis Shot 3 goats I came too and Camped above the Ricara Camp on the L. S. Several Indians visited us duereing the night Some with meat, Sang and were merry all night."

-William Clark...



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