May 14, 1804 - Expedition begins from St. Louis, MO.
July 4, 1804 - Expedition marks first 4th of July west of the Mississippi by firing the keelboat's cannon, and naming Independence Creek.
August 3, 1804 - Corps of Discovery meet with representatives of the Oto and Missouri Indians, give peace medals, 15 star flags and other gifts.
August 17, 1805 - - Lewis discovers a village of Shoshones and tries to negotiate for horses. Lewis and Clark name the site Camp Fortunate.
- 55.0ft Keelboat
- 193.0lb portable soup
- 45.0 Flannel Shirts
- 50.0 dozen Dr. Rush's "Rush's Thunderclapper" pills
- 150.0yd cloth for tents and sheets
- 6.0 sewing needles
- 106.0l salt
- 12.0 dozen mirrors for gifts
- 10.0lb sewing thread