Pilot Knob in Iron County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Battle of Pilot Knob
— September 27, 1864, 2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. —
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • War, US Civil.
Location. 37° 37.316′ N, 90° 38.128′ W. Marker is in Pilot Knob, Missouri, in Iron County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 221 and Oak Street, on the left when traveling east on State Highway 221. 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 Battle of Pilot Knob (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Union Church at Pilot Knob (about 700 feet away); The Fight for Ironton (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Struggle for the MountainsThe Doomed Assault (approx. ¼ mile away); The Moat (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Battle of Pilot Knob (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Powder Magazine (approx. 0.3 miles 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 #11 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 29, 2016.)
2. Tour: The Battle of Pilot Knob. A detailed virtual tour of the battle from The Civil War Muse. (Submitted on October 29, 2016.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 29, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 29, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 161 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 29, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.