Pilot Knob in Iron County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Battle of Pilot Knob
— September 27, 1864, 2:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. —
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is September 27, 1864.
Location. 37° 37.037′ N, 90° 38.429′ W. Marker is in Pilot Knob, Missouri, in Iron County. Marker is on S. McCune Street, 0.1 miles Missouri Highway 21, on the right when traveling north. 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. A different marker also named The Battle of Pilot Knob (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Powder Magazine (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Moat (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Pilot Knob (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort DavidsonThe Doomed Assault (approx. ¼ mile away); The Struggle for the Mountains (approx. ¼ mile away); The Fight for Ironton (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pilot Knob.
More about this marker. The marker is one of 16 Missouri red granite historical markers interpreting the Battle of Pilot Knob and is Marker #9 on the Battle of Pilot Knob Driving Tour.
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Pilot Knob State Historic Site. The official website of this state park. (Submitted on October 27, 2016.)
2. Tour: The Battle of Pilot Knob. A detailed virtual tour of the battle from The Civil War Muse. (Submitted on October 27, 2016.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 27, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 27, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 202 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 27, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.