Meriwether Lewis: How Did He Die?

Tony Turnbow

Meriwether Lewis's grave, near Hohenwald, Tenn.
August 10, 2009

By 1806, the American explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark had solved the greatest question about their young nation: What lies beyond the wilderness?

Three years later, Lewis's death. at age 35. gave rise to a new mystery: one that hasn't…

This content is available exclusively to Chronicle subscribers