Journal Excerpts

1803

Return Home
'Fog in the Hollars'
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
3. Pittsburgh
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
5. Brown's Island, Weirton, West Virginia
Return Home
'Fog in the Hollars'
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
6. Wheeling, West Virginia
K'useyneiskit: Bitterroot Barrier
Eastern Gray Squirrel
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
10. The Ohio Meets the Mississippi
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
10. The Ohio Meets the Mississippi

1804

Hunters and Hunting
Selecting and Training the Hunters
Enlisted Men
John Collins
Enlisted Men
John Collins
Osage orange
Herbarium Specimen
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
35. Niobrara River Meets the Missouri
Osage orange
Herbarium Specimen
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
14. The Missouri Meets the Mississippi
Up the Missouri
Lewis Escapes Death
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
16. Charrette Creek Opposite Washington, Missouri
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
17. Osage River
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
18. Jefferson City on the Missouri
Up the Missouri
Ordway's Mishap
Up the Missouri
Moreau River
Bison in the Journals
First Sign
Tools and Manufacture
Ropewalk
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
22. Confluence, Kansas and Missouri Rivers
Bison in the Journals
First Sign
Holidays
Independence Day
A Sagacity of Newfoundlands
Biggest Dog
Graffiti
Tagbanger!
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
26. Omaha, Nebraska and Council Bluffs, Iowa
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
25. Confluence, Platte and Missouri Rivers
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
26. Omaha, Nebraska and Council Bluffs, Iowa
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
26. Omaha, Nebraska and Council Bluffs, Iowa
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
30. Sioux City, Iowa
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
29. Blue Lake, Onawa, Iowa
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
30. Sioux City, Iowa
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
30. Sioux City, Iowa
Bison in the Journals
First Kill
Hunters and Hunting
Selecting and Training the Hunters
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
32. Spirit Mound near Vermillion, South Dakota
Music on the Trail
Rattle Riddle
Music on the Trail
Jews Harp
Bison in the Journals
500 Buffalow
Bison in the Journals
Immence Herds
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
37. The Big Bend of the Missouri
Outfitting the Expedition
Portable Inkwell
Music on the Trail
That Tambereen
A Sagacity of Newfoundlands
Biggest Dog
Peace Medals
Jefferson Peace Medals
Nathaniel Pryor's Mission
Bull Boats on the Yellowstone
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
40. Fort Yates, North Dakota
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
41. Bismarck-Mandan, North Dakota
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
33. Yankton, South Dakota
Winter at Fort Mandan
Sacagawea Meets Lewis and Clark

1805

Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
67. Jefferson River at Cardwell, Montana
Espontoon
Espontoon on the Trail
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
68. Tobacco Root Mountains
Enlisted Men
Thomas Proctor Howard
Winter at Fort Mandan
Fort Mandan Winter
Rattlesnakes - Crotalus viridus viridus
Rattlesnake Legends
Tools and Manufacture
Ropewalk
Up the Missouri
Hair-raising Hazards
Heroic Anniversary
Coincidences
Coal in the Bank
Coal Takes Over
Our Land Our Home
Journal, April 10, 1805
Our Land Our Home
Journal, April 11, 1805
Bison as Icon
Transitions
Our Land Our Home
Journal, April 12, 1805
Our Land Our Home
Journal, April 13, 1805
Profiles
Nitakyaio
Journals
Formidable Account
Awakening the Bear
Among the Bear Men
Our Land Our Home
Journal, April 14, 1805
Bison in the Journals
Boundless Pasture
Yellowstone River Return
Aug 3: Mouth of the Yellowstone
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
45. Confluence, Yellowstone and Missouri Rivers
To the Great Falls
The Mouth of the Yellowstone River
Yellowstone River Return
Aug 3: Mouth of the Yellowstone
Coal in the Bank
1805: Carbonated Wood
Profiles
Everyday Bears
Journals
A 'Tremendious Looking Anamal'
K'useyneiskit: Bitterroot Barrier
'Prarie woolf'
Tools and Manufacture
Steelyard
Journals
'Curiossity Satisfied'
Milk River
The Missouri and the Milk
Bison as Icon
Charbonneau's Recipe
Journals
Gentlemen!
Espontoon
Espontoon on the Trail
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
50. Fort Peck Lake
Hunters and Hunting
Selecting and Training the Hunters
Did they Pray?
Charbonneau's Prayer
Journals
Narrow Escape
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
51. Upper Fort Peck Lake
Expedition
Hat Rock
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
52. C.M. Russell NWR
Replicating Dugout Canoes
Hull Designs
Bighorn Sheep
Bighorns in the Breaks
Espontoon
Espontoon on the Trail
Reptiles
Turtles: 'Twixt Plated Decks'
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
53. Deserts of America
Road to the Buffalo Part 2
July 9: Sun River & Battle Hills
Travelers' Rest to Lolo Pass
Hub of the West
Bison in the Journals
All in an Uproar
Bison in the Journals
A Buffalo Jump
Espontoon
Espontoon on the Trail
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
55. Citadel Rock
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
56. Great Wall
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
54. White Cliffs
Marias River Decision
A Handsome Situation
Marias River Decision
A Most 'Inchanting' View
Bison in the Journals
With Verdure Clad
Gold of Ophir
Liquid Gold: Water
Marias River Decision
Tower Mountain
Espontoon
Espontoon on the Trail
Mouth of Marias River
Mingling of the Waters
Marias River Decision
Naming a Noble River
Mouth of Marias River
A Truly 'remarkeable point'
Marias River Decision
Tower Mountain
Technology
Building Caches
Graffiti
Medicine
Profiles
Everyday Bears
Lewis's Three Wishes
Three Wishes
Sulfur Spring
Sick Call
The Grand Fall
Grand Fall: Lewis's Description
Black Eagle Falls
Black Eagle Falls: Clark's Sketch Map
Rattlesnakes - Crotalus viridus viridus
A Rhumba of Rattlesnakes
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
62. Sun River Joins the Missouri
Road to the Buffalo Part 2
July 8: Mah-pah-pah ah-zhah
Espontoon
Espontoon on the Trail
Great Falls
Crooked Falls
Great Falls
Rapids
Sulfur Spring
Sick Call
Sulfur Spring
Sick Call
Handsome Falls
'Handsom' Falls: Clark's Sketch
The Grand Fall
Grand Fall: Clark's Measurements
Black Eagle Falls
Black Eagle Falls: Clark's Sketch Map
Sulfur Spring
Bison Spa
To the Great Falls
Giant Springs
To the Great Falls
The Portage
William Clark
Close Call at the Falls
Hunters and Hunting
Selecting and Training the Hunters
To the Great Falls
The Portage
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
76. Bitterroot Mountains Near Lolo Pass
Reptiles
Turtles: 'Twixt Plated Decks'
Transportation
Portaging a Dugout Canoe
To the Great Falls
The Portage
To the Great Falls
The Portage
Journals
A Frolick?
Pomp's Bier
Situation, Homonyms
To the Great Falls
Giant Springs
Holidays
Independence Day
Tobacco, Nicotiana sp.
Tobacco: Critical Shortages
Mystery in the Mountains
Unaccountable Artillery
To the Great Falls
The Portage
Marias River Decision
Lewis's Bad Slip on Bad Land
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
66. Headwaters of the Missouri
Road to the Buffalo Part 2
July 11-15: Back to the Falls
Road to the Buffalo Part 2
July 10: Fort Mountain
Road to the Buffalo Part 2
July 11-15: Back to the Falls
Trees and Shrubs
Aspen: A Touch of Color Part 1
Rocky Mountain Gates
First Gate Through the Rockies
Rocky Mountain Gates
First Gate Through the Rockies
Bison in the Journals
Indian Style
Unviolated Forests
Springtime Treat
Missouri Headwaters
Missouri Headwaters
Missouri Headwaters
Missouri Headwaters
Coal in the Bank
1806: Last Look
Missouri Headwaters
Missouri Headwaters
Bison in the Journals
Bones of the Buffaloe
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
48. Milky Blend
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
69. Beaverhead Rock
On Jefferson's River
Beaverhead Rock
Across the Continental Divide
A Great Height
Across the Continental Divide
A Turning Point On Clark's Map
Across the Continental Divide
A Turning Point On Clark's Map
Across the Continental Divide
Lemhi Pass: A Gap in a Dividing Ridge
Did they Pray?
Divine Providence
Plants
Snowberry, Symphoricarpos albus
Idaho: The Valleys of Lewis's River
Ceremony of the Pipe
On Jefferson's River
Beaverhead Rock
Across the Continental Divide
A Turning Point On Clark's Map
In Spanish
Catlin, Caballos salvajes
Metaphors for an Epic
Two Views of Warfare
Idaho: The Valleys of Lewis's River
Two Villages on the Lemhi
Travelers' Rest to Lolo Pass
Hub of the West
Lewis and Clark - Three Deer
Common Virginia Deer
Across the Continental Divide
A Turning Point On Clark's Map
Where Was Fortunate Camp?
Clark's 'Latitude'
Transportation
Horse Packing
Across the Continental Divide
Lewis's Birthday Meditation
The Faces of Sacagawea
Sacagawea, by Haynes
Idaho: The Valleys of Lewis's River
Withington Creek Camp
Across the Continental Divide
Lewis's Shoshone Tippet
Transportation
Horse Packing
Idaho: The Valleys of Lewis's River
Geology Lesson
Awakening the Bear
Among the Bear Men
Idaho: The Valleys of Lewis's River
Fish Weirs
Idaho: The Valleys of Lewis's River
'Sammon' Run
Idaho: The Valleys of Lewis's River
North Fork of the Salmon River
Plants
Western Spring Beauty: Claytonia lanceolata
Clark's Nutcracker - Nucifraga columbiana
Clark's Nutcracker
Across the Continental Divide
Three Roots
Idaho: The Valleys of Lewis's River
River of No Return
Lewis's Medicines
The Botanical Medicines
Idaho: The Valleys of Lewis's River
North Fork of the Salmon River
Unviolated Forests
Indian Forestry
Meeting the Salish
Questions and Answers
Meeting the Salish
Meeting the Salish at Ross Hole
Travelers' Rest to Lolo Pass
Anderson Gulch to Grave Creek
Unviolated Forests
Springtime Treat
The Rocks they Walked On
Pink Granite
K'useyneiskit: Bitterroot Barrier
Lochsa River
Outfitting the Expedition
Portable Soup
K'useyneiskit: Bitterroot Barrier
Wendover Ridge
K'useyneiskit: Bitterroot Barrier
Clark's Map: Snowbank Camp to Indian Post Office
K'useyneiskit: Bitterroot Barrier
Lochsa River Canyon
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
76. Bitterroot Mountains Near Lolo Pass
K'useyneiskit: Bitterroot Barrier
Indian Post Office
K'useyneiskit: Bitterroot Barrier
Serpent Creek
The Rocks they Walked On
Pink Granite
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
77. Weippe Prairie
Beacon Rock
Miscommunication
Down the Columbia
Clark's Map: Weippe to Canoe Camp
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
77. Weippe Prairie
Salt Camp
Sweat of the Earth
The Snake Joins the Columbia
Measuring River Widths
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
70. Clark Canyon Dam
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
80. The Clearwater Meets the Snake
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
70. Clark Canyon Dam
Hunters and Hunting
Selecting and Training the Hunters
Tobacco, Nicotiana sp.
Tobacco: Critical Shortages
Beacon Rock
Beautiful Cascades
Coastal Indians
Coastal Cone Hats
At the Pacific Ocean
Ocean in View
At the Pacific Ocean
Mountains of Waves
Coastal Indians
Coastal Cone Hats
Salt Camp
Sweat of the Earth
At the Pacific Ocean
William: A Very Remarkable Point
At the Pacific Ocean
William: A Very Remarkable Point
Beacon Rock
Miscommunication
At the Pacific Ocean
'Tremendious' Day
At the Pacific Ocean
'Tremendious' Day
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
96. Lewis and Clark River
Survival Tools
Clark's Small Rifle
Holidays
Christmas at Fort Clatsop
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
97. Seaside, Oregon
Salt Camp
Sweat of the Earth
Hunters and Hunting
Selecting and Training the Hunters

1806

Salt Camp
A Singular Thirst
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
98. Tillamook Head
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
98. Tillamook Head
Tobacco, Nicotiana sp.
Tobacco: Critical Shortages
Any
Trade Beads
Rush Job: Building Fort Clatsop
Rush Job
Survival Tools
Trade Guns
Return Home
Leaving a Neighborly Gift
Coastal Indians
Coastal Cone Hats
Rush Job: Building Fort Clatsop
Rush Job
Return Home
Stick Game
Rush Job: Building Fort Clatsop
Rush Job
Old David Douglas
No 5: The Douglas-fir
Conifers: Observations by Lewis
No. 3: The Grand Fir
Hunters and Hunting
Frontier Trappers at Home
Old David Douglas
Douglas Fir or Douglas-fir?
Mapping the Yellowstone
Imagining the Northwest
Recovery
Lewis's Conclusions
Recovery
Lewis's Conclusions
Lewis's Medicines
Chemical Drugs
Insights
Bitterroot Background
Small Mammals
Bobcat, Lynx rufus
Eulachon
A 'Lussious' Fish
Small Mammals
Mountain Beaver
Sage Grouse - Centrocercus urophasianus
Sage Grouse Descriptions
Sage Grouse - Centrocercus urophasianus
Spruce Grouse
Sage Grouse - Centrocercus urophasianus
Ruffed Grouse
Conifers: Observations by Lewis
No. 1: Sitka Spruce
Birds
Two Eagles
Salmon
Sockeye Salmon
Salmon
Salmon Trout
Salt Camp
A Singular Thirst
Uniforms
Fair Trades for Canoes and Horses
Hunters and Hunting
Selecting and Training the Hunters
Salmon
Coho Salmon
Uniforms
Fair Trades for Canoes and Horses
Any
Trade Beads
Salt Camp
A Singular Thirst
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
96. Lewis and Clark River
At the Pacific Ocean
'Tremendious' Day
Synopsis
Fort Clatsop to St. Louis
Bearberry, Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
Bearberry Smoking Mixture
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
100. Portland, Oregon
Salt Camp
Fast Food
Did they Pray?
Divine Providence
Beacon Rock
Beautiful Cascades
Fort Clatsop Tour
Sentinel's Box
Did they Pray?
Divine Providence
Lewis's Medicines
Chemical Drugs
Lewis and Clark from Nez Perce Eyes
Suspicion
Lewis's Medicines
Chemical Drugs
Awakening the Bear
Form and Cultural Identity
Profiles
Everyday Bears
Awakening the Bear
Among the Bear Men
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
78. Canoe Camp on the Clearwater
Transportation
Shoshone Caparison
Lewis's Medicines
Non-Drug Medical Supplies
Lewis's Medicines
Non-Drug Medical Supplies
Birds
Lewis's Woodpecker, Melanerpes lewis
Among the Nez Perce
Ordway's Route to the Salmon River
Clark's Nutcracker - Nucifraga columbiana
Clark's Nutcracker
Camassia quamash
Baking Camas
Among the Nez Perce
Fishery on the Snake, May 29, 1806
Clarkia - Clarkia pulchella
Lewis's Specimen
Among the Nez Perce
Kooskia, June 1, 1806
Among the Nez Perce
Camp Chopunnish, May 14–June 10, 1806
Among the Nez Perce
Ordway's Route to the Salmon River
My Boy Pomp: About That Name
Little Dancing Boy
On Jefferson's River
Janey's Old Neighborhood
Music on the Trail
Last Dance
On Jefferson's River
Janey's Old Neighborhood
Among the Nez Perce
Camp Chopunnish, May 14–June 10, 1806
On Jefferson's River
Janey's Old Neighborhood
Camassia quamash
Baking Camas
Camassia quamash
Lewis's Description
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
77. Weippe Prairie
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
77. Weippe Prairie
Cottonwoods - 3 Species
Cottonwood: Narrowleaf, Plains, or Black?
K'useyneiskit: Bitterroot Barrier
Horse Steak Meadow
Cottonwoods - 3 Species
Collateral Cost
Recovery
Map of the Bitterroot Mountains, 1854
Plants
Western Spring Beauty: Claytonia lanceolata
Unviolated Forests
Indian Forestry
K'useyneiskit: Bitterroot Barrier
Bald Mountain
K'useyneiskit: Bitterroot Barrier
Clark's Map: Sinque Hole Camp to Dry Camp
Return Home
Smoking Place
K'useyneiskit: Bitterroot Barrier
Indian Post Office
Travelers' Rest to Lolo Pass
Lolo Hot Springs
Travelers' Rest to Lolo Pass
Another Brush with Death
Travelers' Rest to Lolo Pass
Anderson Gulch to Grave Creek
Synopsis
Fort Clatsop to St. Louis
Awakening the Bear
Among the Bear Men
Paxson Murals
Paxson, Lewis Crosses Clark's River
Yellowstone River Return
July 19: Easy Mark
Holidays
Independence Day
Paxson Murals
Paxson, Lewis Crosses Clark's River
Yellowstone River Return
July 24: The Pryor Mountains
Bison in the Journals
Buffalo Road
Bison in the Journals
Much Rejoiced
Large Mammals
Moose, Alces alces
Road to the Buffalo Part 1
July 7: Lander's Fork
Bison in the Journals
Much Rejoiced
Road to the Buffalo Part 2
July 11-15: Back to the Falls
Bison in the Journals
One Continual Roar
My Boy Pomp: About That Name
Little Dancing Boy
Bison in the Journals
Bygone Days
Yellowstone River
Captain Clark Reaches the Roche Jaune
Nathaniel Pryor's Mission
Bull Boats on the Yellowstone
Yellowstone River
Clark on the Yellowstone
Yellowstone River Return
July 18: A Chapter of Accidents
Yellowstone River Return
July 19: Easy Mark
Marias River Disappointment
Drouillard's Route
Yellowstone River Return
July 19: Easy Mark
Yellowstone River Return
July 24: At the Clark's Fork
Pompy's Tower
A Most Extensive View
Pompy's Tower
Pompy's Tower: A Remarkable Rock
Graffiti
Medicine
Graffiti
Tagbanger!
Cottonwoods - 3 Species
Cottonwood: Narrowleaf, Plains, or Black?
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
111. Fight on the Two Medicine River
Synopsis
Fort Clatsop to St. Louis
Bison in the Journals
20,000 Bison
Yellowstone River Return
Yellowstone Badlands
Yellowstone River Return
Aug 1: Shoals Reconsidered
Yellowstone River Return
July 30: Fairest Portion
Yellowstone River Return
July 30: Noisy Badlands
Journals
Large Vicious Species
Mapping the Yellowstone
Indian Information
My Boy Pomp: About That Name
Little Dancing Boy
Salt Camp
Cum Grano Salis
Up the Missouri
Manholes on the Mo
Journals
Mistaken Identity
Coastal Indians
Coastal Cone Hats
Nathaniel Pryor's Mission
Bull Boats on the Yellowstone
Our Land Our Home
Journal, August 12, 1806
Synopsis
Fort Clatsop to St. Louis
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
29. Blue Lake, Onawa, Iowa
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
26. Omaha, Nebraska and Council Bluffs, Iowa
K'useyneiskit: Bitterroot Barrier
'Prarie woolf'
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
18. Jefferson City on the Missouri
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
16. Charrette Creek Opposite Washington, Missouri
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
14. The Missouri Meets the Mississippi
Discovering Lewis & Clark from the Air
13. Western Gate: St. Louis
Synopsis
Fort Clatsop to St. Louis
Fort Clatsop Tour
Sentinel's Box