• Painting of Union cannons firing

    Stones River

    National Battlefield Tennessee

Nature & Science

Broken cannon in rocks

Terrain and other natural features had a profound impact on the Battle of Stones River. In order to maintain the cultural landscapes of Stones River National Battlefield, the National Park Service applies the latest science toward maintaining a healthy and diverse ecosystem.

Stones River National Battlefield contains a host of plants, animals, geologic features and other natural resources that are unique to middle Tennessee and an added attraction for visitors.

 
 

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...