Lewis and Clark Title Timeline 1804

 NOTE: The following is an abbreviated summary for each day of the Lewis and Clark journey, combining the journal entries of Lewis, Clark, Ordway, Floyd, Gass and Whitehouse into one seamless account. As much as possible, the original thoughts were retained. In cases of quotes or unique information, the individual who made the statement is added in parenthesis (). The original journal entries have also been corrected for spelling, grammar and readability. Click to view the journals in their original state.

The Corps of Discovery officially began their journey to the Pacific on May 14, 1804.

Camp River Dubois, IL to Council Bluffs, IA

May 14, 1804 – July 31, 1804

Council Bluffs, IA to Pierre, SD

August 1, 1804 – September 30, 1804

Pierre, SD to Mandan Villages, ND

October 1, 1804 – October 27, 1804

Mandan Villages, ND: Late Fall and Winter

October 28, 1804 – December 31, 1804