• 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?

Prescribed Fire at the Slaughter Pen

Stones River National Battlefield uses prescribed fire to preserve the battlefield landscapes. Fire also helps eliminate invasive exotic plants and encourage the growth of native grass species. More...