Battle of Pilot Knob Historical

Battle of Pilot Knob Historical (HM1VEC)

Location: Ironton, MO 63650 Iron County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 37.395', W 90° 38.208'

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Railroad Depot

From 1858 to 1871, Pilot Knob was the terminus of the St. Louis & Iron Mt. Railroad. During the war the supply depot located here supplied Union outposts at Patterson, Centerville, Farmington and Fredericktown. The road to Middlebrook ran alongside the railroad between Cedar and Oak mountains. Slayback's regiment camped near the road on the night of the 27th to guard against any attempts by the Union army to evacuate the fort and escape by this route.
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Date Added Saturday, October 29th, 2016 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 708554 N 4166641
Decimal Degrees37.62325000, -90.63680000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 37.395', W 90° 38.208'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 37' 23.7" N, 90° 38' 12.48" 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 118 S Bogy St, Ironton MO 63650, US
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