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Battle of Pilot Knob, aka Battle of Fort Davidson
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September 27, 1864
Battle of Pilot Knob, aka Battle of Fort Davidson
On September 27, 1864 General Sterling Price, CS, attacked Brig. General Thomas Ewing, Jr., US, and drove them back to Fort Davidson. That afternoon, Price and his men attacked the fort repeatedly with no success. During the night, Ewing and his men escaped.
http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/mo021.htm
 
 

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