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Fort Davidson Battlefield

Located in the town of Pilot Knob, the Battle of Pilot Knob State Historic Site preserves and interprets Fort Davidson. The site’s open, grassy fields include the fort’s old earthworks, two Confederate burial trenches, and a visitor center with a narrated story of the battle and its context within Arcadia Valley and the Civil War.

Fort Davidson Battlefield: What's Nearby

Pilot Knob, MO
Civil War  |  Fort
Fort Davidson State Historic Site
Pilot Knob, MO
Civil War  |  Historic Site
Jefferson Barracks State Historic Site
St. Louis, MO
Civil War  |  Museum
The Stars and Stripes Museum and Library
Bloomfield, MO
Civil War  |  Cemetery
Stoddard County Civil War Memorial Cemetery
Bloomfield, MO
Civil War  |  Historic Site
Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site
St. Louis, MO
Civil War  |  Museum
General John A. Logan Museum
Murphysboro, IL
Civil War  |  Museum
Missouri History Museum
St. Louis, MO
Civil War  |  Cemetery
Calvary Cemetery
St. Louis, MO
Civil War  |  Cemetery
Bellefontaine Cemetery
St. Louis, MO
Civil War  |  Historic Site
Chalk Bluff Battlefield Park
St. Francis, AR

Preservation

The American Battlefield Trust and our members have saved more than 41 acres at Fort Davidson Battlefield.

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Related Battles

Pilot Knob, MO | September 27, 1864
Result: Union Victory
Estimated Casualties
1,684
Union
184
Confed.
1,500