• 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.

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?

Brig. Gen. Joeseph Palmer, who commanded a Confederate brigade during the Battle of Stones River, had been the mayor of Murfreesboro prior to the outbreak of war. More...