• Painting of Union cannons firing

    Stones River

    National Battlefield Tennessee

Geologic Formations

Sink Hole

Geologic formations played a significant role in the stories on the battlefield landscape. Native American uses, farming and settlement patterns, and the movement of troops and equipment were shaped by the Stones River and the surrounding Karst topography.

Geologic Resources Inventory Report

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The United States Sanitary Commission, a civilian organization, worked feverishly to improve health conditions at Fortress Rosecrans and in Union camps and hospitals across the nation. Their efforts probably saved thousands of lives. More...