Battle of Pilot Knob Historical

Battle of Pilot Knob Historical (HM1VDE)

Location: Ironton, MO 63650 Iron County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 36.599', W 90° 37.773'

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Ironton Gap

—September 26, 1864, 2:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. —

Ironton Gap, about a quarter mile wide, separates Shepherd and Pilot Knob mountains and divides Arcadia Valley into northern and southern halves. Through the gap passed the road which connected the villages of Pilot Knob and Ironton. Cabell's brigade, positioned in the center of the rebel line, launched three charges on Ft. Davidson from Knob Creek, which flows through the gap.
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Date Added Thursday, October 27th, 2016 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 709231 N 4165185
Decimal Degrees37.60998333, -90.62955000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 36.599', W 90° 37.773'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 36' 35.94" N, 90° 37' 46.38" 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 928-936 N Main St, Ironton MO 63650, US
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