A Hard Earned Victory

The Battle of Stones River began on the last day of 1862 and was one of the bloodiest conflicts of the Civil War. The battle produced important military and political gains for the Union, and it changed forever the people who lived and fought here.

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Features

African American children stand and sat along a post and rail fence.

Black History Month Events

Join us for programs on Feb. 6th & 20th that explore the stories of formerly enslaved people building new lives in the Cemetery Community.

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Every Kid In A Park

Hey fourth graders! See America’s natural wonders and historic sites for free.

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National Park Service's Centennial and Find Your Park Logos

Find Your Park

Everyone finds their park in a different place and in a different way. Find yours then share it as we celebrate the NPS Centennial.

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Trading Cards for Kids

Discover more than 500 stories about America’s journey from the Civil War to Civil Rights. View online or visit this park to collect your own copies.

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Follow Stones River

We use several Social Media sites to reach out to our visitors and continue the conversation.

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Search Stones River National Cemetery

Search an list of soldiers and civilians buried in Stones River National Cemtery.

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