Pilot Knob; The Thermopylae of the West

By Cyrus A. Peterson Original reprint.- Compiled by Cyrus A. Peterson and Joseph Mills Hanson in 1914. Original introduction and an added one by Walter Busch, curator of Fort Davidson State Historic Battlefield. Movements are followed by first hand accounts of the participants. Primarily the 2nd MSM, Montgomery’s battery, 2nd Mo. Light Artillery, the 47th MSM. Wonderful descriptive terms, told in their own words, these many contributors detail the famous battle that was Price’s first objective on his glorified raid of 1864. 270 pgs of text, plus the telegrams that survived are given in a special section.. Fully indexed, photo’s.. See also Iowa Boy Makes Good