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.
Did You Know?
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.