The Civil War Battle of Pilot Knob was fought here when Confederate troops attacked the earthen fort Sept. 26-27, 1864. More than 1,000 men were killed or wounded in the fierce fighting. The battle ended with the defeat of the Confederate forces. This Civil War Battlefield is one of the most famous in the Midwest.
118 E. Maple, Pilot Knob MO 63663, 573-546-3454
Hours: Visitor Center: April 16-Nov. 30, daily, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Dec. 1-April 15, Tue.-Sun., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.