Charles Floyd (explorer)

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Charles Floyd was a notable American explorer. - AsNotedIn


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Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1782/00/00 Charles Floyd is born in Kentucky. Born
1803/08/11 Charles Floyd, a civilian, enlist in the Corps of Discovery. He is the only one of the expedition's "Nine Young Men from Kentucky" who actually was born in Kentucky. Explorer Lewis and Clark Expedition
1804/04/00 Charles Floyd is promoted to the rank of sergeant. Military
1804/05/14 The Expedition, under Clark's command, departs Camp River Dubois on the east side of the Mississippi River and sails up the Missouri River. Sergeant Floyd begins keeping a journal. Explorer Lewis and Clark Expedition
1804/07/31 "I am verry Sick and Has ben for Somtime but have Recoverd my helth again." - Sargent Floyd diary Health
1804/08/20 Quartermaster Sergeant Charles Floyd dies on August 20th. The expedition holds a funeral and buries Floyd on a bluff overlooking the Missouri River, namjng it Floyd's Bluff in his honor. Died Sergeant Floyd Monument Sioux City Lewis and Clark Expedition
1895/08/00 Two plaster casts of Sargent Floyd's skull and jaw are made and photographed. One of the casts has long since been lost. In Memoriam Sergeant Floyd Monument Sioux City
1895/08/20 Sargent Charles Floyd's remains were buried again. Sioux City residents Thomas J Stone, John H Charles, George D Perkins, C R Marks and G W Wakefield establish the Floyd Association to erect a monument. In Memoriam Sergeant Floyd Monument Sioux City
1997/00/00 The surviving plaster cast of Sargent Floyd's skull and jaw are used in a reconstruction of Floyd's head by a forensic artist and placed on display in the Sergeant Floyd Riverboat Museum. In Memoriam SERGEANT FLOYD Sioux City
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