• Painting of Union cannons firing

    Stones River

    National Battlefield Tennessee

The Legacy of Stones River Program Series

Illustration of the Battle of Stones River.

The Legacy of Stones River program series began in 2002 with a goal of considering the Battle of Stones River within the broad context of the American Civil War. Offered about every 18 months, each program features scholarly lectures in Murfreesboro and programs by park rangers on the battlefield.

The Legacy of Stones River series is coordinated by the National Park Service and the Tennessee Civil War National Heritage Area. Other partners include the Center for Historic Preservation at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU), the History Department at MTSU, Eastern National, and the Friends of Stones River National Battlefield.

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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Nathan Bedford Forrest and his men were defeated by a Union force in a small battle along the Wilkinson Pike. The Battle of the Cedars was fought on December 7, 1864.