Publisher: University of Nebraska Press (March 1, 1993)
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quantity eight of this prize-winning re-creation maintains the go back of the expeditionary get together, from their base at Camp Chopunnish at the Clearwater River in current Idaho again to St. Louis. on the outset, they're hindered through deep snow; yet after returning to receive support from Nez Perce courses they make fast growth, lots in order that at their tourists’ leisure Camp close to the location of today’s Missoula, Montana, the captains divide the celebration for separate explorations. Lewis heads east to the Missouri River, then north alongside the Marias to envision the northern volume of the Louisiana buy; Clark is going southeast towards the Yellowstone to discover that river and to make touch with neighborhood Indians. Lewis’s social gathering suffers quite a few sorts of unwell luck—grizzlies, horse thieves, and a violent stumble upon with a celebration of Piegan Blackfeet (the in basic terms difficulty of this type at the expedition)—and Lewis is wounded by way of one in every of his personal males in a looking accident.Clark’s crew has its personal issues, even though no longer as serious as these of Lewis and his males. the 2 events finally reunite on August 12 in current North Dakota and proceed downriver. They revisit Indian tribes—Mandans, Hidatsas, Arikaras, and Yankton Sioux—they had met at the manner out, and come upon investors and trappers going upriver. they come again in St. Louis to a triumphal welcome on September 23.