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Charles Mix-Brule County line description

Distance from Camp Dubois: 1,123 miles

Private Shannon had gone hunting and became separated from the crew on the river.  Two weeks later, they were re-united near here.

Sgt. Gass, September 11, 1804 --We saw some person coming down the river on horseback when we came to land, and found it was the man who had preceded us with the horses [Pvt. Shannon]. He had left one of the horses that had failed ... This man has been absent 16 days, and his bullets being expended, he subsisted 12 days, almost wholly on grapes.

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