• 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.

Hallowed Ground: Lantern Tours of Stones River National Cemetery

People in Stones River National cemetery carrying lanterns

Join a park ranger for an hour-long walk by lantern light through Stones River National Cemetery. Visitors will get a chance to appreciate the human stories housed within the cemetery by listening to soldiers and civilians share their experiences through the letters they wrote and received during the conflict.

Reservations are required and must be made by calling (615) 893-9501 starting on the Monday before each program. Reservations will not be taken in the visitor center or by e-mail. There is a limit of four tickets per caller and reservations are not transferable to another program date.

 

2014 Hallowed Ground Schedule

June 7, 2014(Make Reservations on June 2, 2014) - Tour Time: 7:45 PM

June 21, 2014 (Make Reservations on June 16, 2014) - Tour Time: 7:45 PM

July 5, 2014 (Make Reservations on June 30, 2014) - Tour Time: 7:45 PM

July 19, 2014 (Make Reservations on July 14, 2014) - Tour Time: 7:45 PM

August 2, 2014 (Make Reservations on July 28, 2014) - Tour Time: 7:30 PM

August 16, 2014 (Make Reservations on August 11, 2014) - Tour Time: 7:15 PM

August 30, 2014 (Make Reservations on August 25, 2014) - Tour Time: 7 PM

Did You Know?

Parsons' Battery Exhibit

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.