LEWIS & CLARK EXPEDITION 200 YEARS AGO TODAY 11/03/1804

The captains discharge the French boatmen, with one exception; they enlist Jean Baptiste Lepage as a private to replace John Newman. Most of the Frenchmen head downriver, but a few intend to stay and go back with the return party next spring. Interpreter Jusseaume, his wife, and thier child move to Fort Mandan.