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Mouth of the Missouri
Haynes, Ordway's Mishap
 

Haynes, Moreau River

the night of June 3, 1804, the Corps of Discovery camped at the mouth of the Moreau River, 143 miles up the Missouri, where Captain Clark "Saw much Sign of war parties of Inds." In this picture the woodsman, hunter and interpreter George Drouillard, one of the most versatile members of the expedition, studies signs of the Indian traffic before heading out on a hunting trip. The Field brothers, with the two horses the Corps had at the time for carrying game back to the boats, will accompany him. Nearby, the two officers confer about the day's plans.

Copies of this print are available direct from the artist.

--Michael Haynes

Mouth of the Missouri
Haynes, Ordway's Mishap


 
From Discovering Lewis & Clark ®, http://www.lewis-clark.org © 1998-2014
by The Lewis and Clark Fort Mandan Foundation, Washburn, North Dakota.
Journal excerpts are from The Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, edited by Gary E. Moulton
13 vols. (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1983-2001)