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  • 12/27/2014 Stones River National Battlefield

    152nd Anniversary of the Battle of Stones River - December 27, 2014

    10 AM -The Approaching Thunder - Join a ranger for a talk that focuses on the events of the Stones River Campaign 152 years ago to the day. 30 minute talk

    11 AM - Dawn Attack - Confederate and Union infantry along with their supporting artillery will demonstrate the tactics that saw the Battle of Stones River open with a great deal of promise for the men in gray. 30 minute program

    1 PM - The Slaughter Pen - Walk through the fields and forests where some of the deadliest and most critical fighting of the Battle of Stones River raged. Demonstrations by Confederate and Union Infantry and Union artillery will help you imagine the struggle that took place there nearly 152 years ago. 45 minute program

    2 PM - Stones River Stories - Listen as a ranger shares the story of a soldier or group of soldiers that fought in the Battle of Stones River. 30 minute talk

    3 PM - Hell's Half Acre - Walk the ground where four Confederate attacks tried and failed to break the left side of the Union line and watch infantry and artillery demonstrations. 45 minute program

    Location: Visitor Center and Other Locations, Stones River National Battlefield | Map Time: 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM,11:00 AM to 11:30 AM,1:00 PM to 1:45 PM,2:00 PM to 2:30 PM,3:00 PM to 3:45 PM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Jim Lewis Contact Email: stri_information@nps.gov Contact Phone Number: 615-893-9501

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