Battle of Pilot Knob Historical

Battle of Pilot Knob Historical (HM1VDC)

Location: Ironton, MO 63650 Iron County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 37.037', W 90° 38.429'

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Knob Creek

—September 27, 1864, 2:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. —

The two branches of Knob Creek, a tributary of Stouts Creek, enclosed Ft. Davidson on three sides. Cabell's brigade charged the fort three times from its position behind the creek in the center of the rebel line. Most of Clark's brigade on the left of the rebel line and all of Slemons' and McCray's brigades on the right took cover in Knob Creek during the first charge and were not factors in the rest of the battle.
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HM NumberHM1VDC
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Date Added Thursday, October 27th, 2016 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 708246 N 4165971
Decimal Degrees37.61728333, -90.64048333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 37.037', W 90° 38.429'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 37' 2.22" N, 90° 38' 25.74" W
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Area Code(s)573
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 402 Old Hwy 21, Ironton MO 63650, US
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