Pilot Knob in Iron County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
The Battle of Pilot Knob
September 27, 1864
Erected by Sterling Price Camp #145 and the Missouri Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Battlefield Trails - Civil War, and the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1864.
Location. 37° 37.152′ N, 90° 38.398′ W. Marker is in Pilot Knob, Missouri, in Iron County. Marker can be reached from Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Located in Battle of Pilot Knob State Historic Site. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pilot Knob MO 63663, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Powder Magazine (within shouting distance of this marker); The Moat (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pilot Knob Mountain (about 400 feet away); The Doomed Assault (about 500 feet away); Fort Davidson (about 500 feet away); The Struggle for the Mountains (about 600 feet away); The Fight for Ironton (about 600 feet away); Knob Creek (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pilot Knob.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Fort Davidson and Battle of Pilot Knob by Markers
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2022. It was originally submitted on November 27, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 951 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on November 20, 2022, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 2, 3. submitted on November 27, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 4. submitted on November 20, 2022, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.