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    Stones River

    National Battlefield Tennessee

The Legacy of Stones River

Photograph of a Civil War soldier next to a lock of hair.
 

As we commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, join us to reexamine one of the most significant battles of that conflict. The Battle of Stones River proved to be one of the war's bloodiest battles and had farreaching strategic, political, and social consequences. It changed the lives of thousands and still has meaning today.

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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...