• Painting of Union cannons firing

    Stones River

    National Battlefield Tennessee

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  • Park Tour Road Closed Unitl 8 AM on Saturday September 13, 2014

    The park tour road and visitor center parking lots will be closed until 8 AM while permitted 5K & 10K race passes through the park. Portions of the Old Nashville Highway will be closed as well.

Civil War Sesquicentennial Park Programs & Events

Cannon firing
 

June 14-15, 2014: Kennesaw Connections - Watch artillery and infantry demonstrations as a ranger tells the story of soldiers and units that played key roles in the Stones River and Kennesaw Mountain Campaigns.

December 6-7, 2014 - 150th Anniversary of the Battle of the Cedars - Historic weapons demonstrations will highlight a weekend of programs commemorating the last major engagement in Murfreesboro that proved to be a critical part of the campaign that resulted in the decisive Union victory at the Battle of Nashville.

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...