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Meet Amazing Americans Adventurers & Explorers Meriwether Lewis & William Clark

Bears on the Lewis and Clark Expedition


Black and white drawing of man in tree with bear waiting on the ground

McNeal broke his gun when he hit the bear, so he had to wait in a tree

CREDIT: "An American having struck a bear but not killed him, escapes into a tree." in Patrick Gass, A Journal of the Voyages and Travels of a Corps of Discovery, Under the Command of Capt. Lewis and Capt. Clarke. . . . Philadelphia: Matthew Carey, 1812. Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress.

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