How many people acomponied Lewis and clarks route?
Besides Meriwether Lewis and Capt. William Clark of course...
1.) Sergeant Charles Floyd (1782 - 1804)
2.) Sergeant Patrick Gass (1771 - 1870)
3.) Sergeant Nathanial Hale Pryor (1772-1831)
4.) Sergeant John Ordway (ca. 1775-ca. 1817)
5.) Corporal Richard Warfington (1777-?)
6.) Private John Boley (dates unknown)
7.) Private William E. Bratton (1778-1841)
8.) Private John Collins (?-1823)
9.) Private John Colter (ca. 1775-1813)
10.) Private Pierre Cruzatte (dates unknown)
11.) Private John Dame (1784-?)
12.) Private Joseph Fields (ca. 1772-1807)
13.) Private Reuben Fields (Joseph's brother) (ca. 1771-1823?)
14.) Private Robert Frazer (?-1837)
15.) Private George Gibson (?-1809)
16.) Private Silas Goodrich (dates unknown)
17.) Private Hugh Hall (ca. 1772-?)
18.) Private Thomas Proctor Howard (1779-?)
19.) Private Francois Labiche (dates unknown)
20.) Private Jean Baptiste LePage (1761-1809)
21.) Private Hugh McNeal (dates unknown)
22.) Private John Newman (ca. 1785-1838) (expelled from the expedition)
23.) Private Moses B. Reed (dates unknown) (expelled from the expedition)
24.) Private John Potts (1776-1808?)
25.) Private John Robertson (ca. 1780-?)
26.) Private George Shannon (1785-1836) (youngest member)
27.) Private John Shields (1769-1809)
28.) Private John B. Thompson (dates unknown)
29.) Private Howard Tunn (1770 - ?)
30.) Private Ebenezer Tuttle (1773-?)
31.) Private Peter M. Weiser (1781-?)
32.) Private William Werner (dates unknown)
33.) Private Isaac White (ca. 1774-?)
34.) Private Joseph Whitehouse (ca. 1775-?)
35.) Private Alexander Hamilton Willard (1778-1865)
36.) Private Richard Windsor (dates unknown)
37.) Engagé Alexander Carson (ca. 1775-1836)
38.) Engagé Charles Caugee (dates unknown)
39.) Engagé Joseph Collin (dates unknown)
40.) Engagé Jean Baptiste Deschamps (dates unknown)
41.) Engagé Charles Hebert (dates unknown)
42.) Engagé Jean Baptiste La Jeunesse (?-1806?)
43.) Engagé Etienne Malboeuf (ca. 1775-?)
44.) Engagé Peter Pinaut (ca. 1776-?)
45.) Engagé Paul Primeau (dates unknown)
46.) Engagé Franois Rivet (ca. 1757-1852)
47.) Engagé Peter Roi (dates unknown)
48.) Toussaint Charbonneau (Sacagawea's husband) (1767-1843)
49.) Sacagawea (c. 1788-1812)
50.) Jean-Baptiste Charbonneau (Sacagawea's son) (1805-1866)
51.) Interpreter George Drouillard (?-1810)
52.) York (Clark's slave) (c. 1770-March 1831?)
53.) "Seaman" or "Scannon", Lewis' large black Newfoundland dog
Before Lewis and Clarks expedition, most of what was known about land west of the Mississippi was all myth. The expedition helped locate and lay out a "survivable" route to the west, and helped identify what Native American tribes could be counted on to be friendly, and the ones who were not so friendly.
There are several much easier routes through the Rockies than the Lewis and Clark route. South Pass (through Wyoming) was passable for wagons and commercial goods. Marias Pass (the present route of Highway 2) in Montana is much easier and is very close to the Lewis and Clark route, but would have required an overland trek through hostile Blackfeet Indian territory.
Even before the Lewis and Clark expedition, people already knew that the Pacific Ocean existed. The mission of the Lewis and Clark expedition was to find an all-water route to the Pacific Ocean. Therefore, they expected to find the Pacific, but they did not expect the various animal and native encounters along the way.
Who were the four main people involved in the Lewis and clack expedition and what roles did they play?
Meriwether Lewis, and William Clark were sent by President Jefferson to explore the northwest and see if there was an all water route to the Pacific Ocean, and Sacajewea was the guide Lewis and Clark hired from a Mandan village to guide them through the mountains to the coast. 1. Lewis -(documented items, people and resources found along the trail) 2. Clark -(documented items, people and resources found along the trail) 3. Jefferson (purchased land…
Where is the Lewis University Canal And Regional History Special Collection in Romeoville Illinois located?
The Lewis and Clark trail extends for some 3,700 miles. The route connects between Wood River, Illinois, to the mouth of the Columbia River in Oregon. All of the states in the trail include Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Indiana, Nebraska, South Dakota, North Dakota, Montana, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington state.