Battle of Pilot Knob Historical

Battle of Pilot Knob Historical (HM1VED)

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

N 37° 37.316', W 90° 38.128'

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Iron Furnace

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

The iron furnace is the most visible remains of what was once a thriving iron mining industry in the Arcadia Valley. The first iron furnace was constructed in 1848, but was destroyed by the rebel army after the Battle of Pilot Knob. It was rebuilt a year later and mining operations resumed. It was near here, prior to the frontal assaults on Ft. Davidson by the rebel army, that Major Wilson, Captain Dinger, and five men were taken prisoner.
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Date Added Saturday, October 29th, 2016 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 708676 N 4166498
Decimal Degrees37.62193333, -90.63546667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 37.316', W 90° 38.128'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 37' 18.96" N, 90° 38' 7.68" W
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Area Code(s)573
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Oak St, Ironton MO 63650, US
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