• Painting of Union cannons firing

    Stones River

    National Battlefield Tennessee

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  • Park Tour Road Closed Unitl 8 AM on Saturday October 4, 2014

    The park tour road and visitor center parking lots will be closed until 8 AM while permitted 5K & 10K races pass through the park. Portions of the Old Nashville Highway will be closed as well.

Living the American Dream

Citizenship document signed by Christian Nix
On November 3, 1857, Nix appeared before the Circuit Court of Milwaukee County and renounced all allegiance and fidelity to any “Foreign Prince, Potentate, State, or Sovereignty whatever, and particularly to Frederic Prince Regent of Baden whereof he is a subject” and became a citizen of the United States.
Christian Nix's Marriage License
On June 4, 1861, at twenty-four years of age, Christian married Maria (Mary) Kasper of Arlington Heights, Virginia in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Did You Know?

Parsons' Battery Exhibit

The men of Parsons' Battery, Batteries H & M of the Fourth U.S. Artillery, fired 2,199 cannon rounds during the Battle of Stones River. That was more than ten percent of all of the Union artillery rounds fired during the battle.