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St. Charles description

Distance from Camp Dubois: 22 miles

May 16, 1804:  "We remained at St. Charles until the 21st, where Captain Lewis arrived from St. Louis and joined us.  At 4 o'clock in the afternoon we left this place under a salute of three cheers from the inhabitants, which we returned with three more and a discharge of three guns."  Patrick Gass

 
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