Read firsthand history in this abridged version of Lewis and Clark's actual journals from their expedition. This timeless book about the American West is edited by Gary E. Moulton.
Measures 5.5" x 1.15" x 8.25"
Following orders from President Thomas Jefferson, Captains Meriwether Lewis and William Clark set out from their wintering camp in Illinois in 1804 to search for a river passage to the Pacific Ocean. In this riveting account, editor Gary E. Moulton blends the narrative highlights of the Lewis and Clark journals so that the voices of the enlisted men and of Native peoples are heard alongside the words of the captains.