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    Jefferson

    National Expansion Memorial Missouri

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Private Robert Frazer

Drawing of Robert Frazer
Sketch copyright by Michael Haynes.
 
P.S. I was not supposed to be part of the permanent party to the Pacific Ocean, but Moses Reed was kicked out of the Corps and I was given the chance to go. I kept a journal of the trip, and received permission from the captains to publish it, but for some reason it has been lost to history. A map I made of the voyage has survived. I settled in Franklin County, Missouri and died in 1837.
 

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Cartoon grouse

The Lewis and Clark expedition sent back animals to President Jefferson from Ft. Mandan. Four magpies, a prairie dog, and a sharptailed grouse were sent back with Corporal Warfington. Unfortunately, only the prairie dog and one magpie survived the arduous journey. Learn more about the journey here. More...