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Lewis and Clark expedition
May 13, 18104: William Clark wrote "Be Prepared" in his journal as he and the Corps of Discovery made last-minute preparations to push into the mouth of the Missouri River.
This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.