Journals of Lewis and Clark
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The Journals of Lewis and Clark

Summary: This article about the Lewis and Clark Expedition provides interesting facts about their historic journey in their own words, taken from the Journals of Lewis and Clark. The text is taken from the History of the Expedition under the Command of Captains Lewis and Clark, edited by Paul Allen. The words are presented in date order and easy to read and understand. The text describes the events of the outward journey of Lewis and Clark.

The Journals of Lewis and Clark
 

The Journals of Lewis and Clark
The original text of the Journals of Lewis and Clark is written in the style and language of the time with the use of many words that are no longer in use. This version is presented in a more modern style with familiar words and writing format. The Lewis and Clark Journals start with the events at the start of their outward journey on May 14, 1804 - May 21, 1804.

The Journals of Lewis and Clark - Refer to the Timeline for dates of important events
For easy reference on important dates during their expedition refer to the Lewis and Clark Timeline and the read about what actually happened via the journal entries.

The Journals of Lewis and Clark
Both Lewis and Clark kept journals of their expedition, as did other members of the Corps of Discovery, notably Patrick Gass. The journal of Patrick Gass was published in 1808. In 1809 Hubbard Lester, compiled the Travels of Lewis and Clark from information taken from President Thomas Jeffersonís Report to Congress, Patrick Gassís journal, Alexander Mackenzieís Voyages, and Jonathan Carverís Adventures. The "Apocrypha" taken from the Lewis and Clark Journals was first published in Philadelphia in 1809.

The Journals of Lewis and Clark 1804
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Journals May, June, July, Aug 1804 Journals Sept, Oct 1804 Journals Nov, Dec 1804
May 14, 1804 - May 21, 1804 September 1, 1804 - September 3, 1804 November 1, 1804 - November 7, 1804
May 22,1804 - May 31,1804 September 4, 1804 - September 14, 1804 November 8, 1804 - November 16, 1804
June 3, 1804 - June 8, 1804 September 15, 1804 - September 18, 1804 November 17, 1804 - November 21, 1804
June 9, 1804 - June 19, 1804 September 19, 1804 - September 24, 1804 November 22, 1804 - November 30, 1804
June 22, 1804 - June 30, 1804 September 25, 1804 - September 26, 1804 December 1, 1804 - December 5, 1804
July 1, 1804 - July 11, 1804 September 27, 1804 - September 30, 1804 December 6, 1804 - December 13, 1804
July 12, 1804 - July 20, 1804 October 1, 1804 - October 4, 1804 December 14, 1804 - December 23, 1804
July 21, 1804 - July 26, 1804 October 5, 1804 - October 10, 1804 December 24, 1804 - December 31, 1804
July 27, 1804 - July 31, 1804 October 11, 1804 - October 13, 1804  
August 1, 1804 - August 7, 1804 October 14, 1804 - October 18, 1804  
August 8, 1804 - August 15, 1804 October 19, 1804 - October 26, 1804  
August 16, 1804 - August 24, 1804 October 27, 1804 - October 31, 1804  
August 25, 1804 - August 31, 1804    

The Journals of Lewis and Clark 1805 - January to June 1805
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The Journals of Lewis and Clark 1805 - January to June 1805

Journals of Lewis and Clark Jan 1805 Journals of Lewis and Clark Feb 1805 Journals of Lewis and Clark March 1805
January 1, 1805 - January 6, 1805 February 1, 1805 - February 9, 1805 March 1, 1805 - March 9, 1805
January 7, 1805 - January 11, 1805 February 10, 1805 - February 14, 1805 March 10, 1805 - March 15, 1805
January 12, 1805 - January 20, 1805 February 15, 1805 - February 21, 1805 March 16, 1805 - March 21, 1805
January 21, 1805 - January 31, 1805 February 22, 1805 - February 28, 1805 March 22, 1805 - March 31, 1805
     
Journals of Lewis and Clark Apr 1805 Journals of Lewis and Clark May 1805 Journals of Lewis and Clark June 1805
  May 1, 1805 - May 4, 1805 June 1, 1805 - June 3, 1805
April 1, 1805 - April 7, 1805 May 5, 1805 - May 7, 1805 June 4, 1805 - June 7, 1805
April 8, 1805 - April 12, 1805 May 8, 1805 - May 11, 1805 June 8, 1805 - June 10, 1805
April 13, 1805 - April 16, 1805 May 12, 1805 - May 20, 1805 June 11, 1805 - June 13, 1805
April 17, 1805 - April 25, 1805 May 21, 1805 - May 26, 1805 June 14, 1805 - June 15, 1805
April 26, 1805 - April 30, 1805 May 27, 1805 - May 31, 1805 June 15, 1805 - June 18, 1805
    June 19, 1805 - June 20, 1805
    June 21, 1805 - June 24, 1805
    June 25, 1805 - June 30, 1805

The Journals of Lewis and Clark 1805 - July to December 1805
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The Journals of Lewis and Clark 1805 - July to December 1805

Journals of Lewis and Clark July 1805 Journals of Lewis and Clark August 1805 Journals of Lewis and Clark Sept 1805
July 1, 1805 - July 3, 1805 August 1, 1805 - August 2, 1805 September 1, 1805 - September 4, 1805
July 4, 1805 - July 7, 1805 August 3, 1805 - August 4, 1805 September 5, 1805 - September 8, 1805
July 8, 1805 - July 12, 1805 August 5, 1805 - August 6, 1805 September 9, 1805 - September 12, 1805
July 13, 1805 - July 15, 1805 August 7, 1805 - August 9, 1805 September 13, 1805 - September 16, 1805
July 16, 1805 - July 18, 1805 August 10, 1805 - August 11, 1805 September 17, 1805 - September 19, 1805
July 19, 1805 - July 21, 1805 August 12, 1805 - August 13, 1805 September 20, 1805 - September 22, 1805
July 22, 1805 - July 26, 1805 August 14, 1805 - August 15, 1805 September 23, 1805 - September 30, 1805
July 27, 1805 - July 31, 1805 August 16, 1805 - August 17, 1805  
  August 18, 1805 - August 19, 1805 Journals of Lewis and Clark Dec 1805
Journals of Lewis and Clark Oct 1805 August 20, 1805 - August 22, 1805  
October 1, 1805 - October 7, 1805 August 23, 1805 - August 25, 1805 December 1, 1805 - December 7, 1805
October 8, 1805 - October 10, 1805 August 26, 1805 - August 31, 1805 December 8, 1805 - December 10, 1805
October 11, 1805 - October 13, 1805   December 11, 1805 - December 16, 1805
October 14, 1805 - October 16, 1805 Journals of Lewis and Clark Nov 1805 December 17, 1805 - December 22, 1805
October 17, 1805 - October 18, 1805 November 1, 1805 - November 2, 1805 December 24, 1805 - December 31, 1805
October 19, 1805 - October 20, 1805 November 3, 1805 - November 4, 1805  
October 21, 1805 - October 22, 1805 November 5, 1805 - November 7, 1805  
October 23, 1805 - October 24, 1805 November 8, 1805 - November 12, 1805  
October 25, 1805 - October 27, 1805 November 13, 1805 - November 16, 1805  
October 28, 1805 - October 31, 1805 November 17, 1805 - November 20, 1805  
  November 21, 1805 - November 25, 1805  
  November 26, 1805 - November 30, 1805  

The Journals of Lewis and Clark 1806
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The Journals of Lewis and Clark: Animals, Plants and Native American Indians
For specific and detailed information on plants, animals and Native Indians please refer to the following:

Animals, Plants and Native American Indians

Accounts of the Animals Accounts of Reptiles Accounts of the Plants
Accounts of the Birds Accounts of the Fish Accounts of the Trees
Accounts of the Fruits and Berries Accounts of the Ducks Accounts of the Shellfish
Accounts of the Shrubs and Undergrowth Accounts of the Clatsop Native Indians

Journals of Lewis and Clark: March 23, 1806: Journey Home Begins
The historic outward journey of Lewis and Clark ended after they wintered at Fort Clatsop.
Their Return Journey Home began on March 23, 1806.

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