After the usual opening pleasantries, the partisans follower suddenly turned on the whites on the banks of the Bad River. Marias River to the Great Falls. He remained in space for months longer than planned, and returned to a very different country.

Reubin married Mary Myrtle and farmed in Kentucky for the next 15 years, though little is known of his life. They had three sons and four daughters. After the expedition, all five men slipped into obscurity.

To emphasize the American military presence, they also bestowed on Weucha a richly laced uniform of the US. The expedition was so marked in history that the story of the explorers was made into many films and many books have been written about them.