Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church - U.S. Civil War - Pilot Knob, Missouri
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 37° 37.581 W 090° 38.473
15S E 708156 N 4166975
Quick Description: Historic Lutheran church used as a Union hospital during the Civil War located in Pilot Knob, Missouri.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 11/9/2010 5:37:27 PM
Waymark Code: WMA3D0
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
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Long Description:
?Text of marker:

"The Immanuel Lutheran Church was built in 1861 on land deeded to the congregation by the Pilot Knob Mining Co. The church served as a Union hospital during the Battle of Pilot Knob and telegrams found in the building after the battle indicate that it may have been temporarily used as a Union headquarters."

The building continues to serve its congregation.

The church is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Pine and Zeigler Sts Pilot Knob, Missouri

Name of War: U.S. Civil War

Type of Documentation: Historic Marker/Interpretive

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