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History and Culture

Civil War Series

The Battle of Stones River


book cover
Cover: Battle of Stones River, by John Paul Strain, photo courtesy of Newmark Publishing, Louisville, KY


Maps by George Skoch

Thanks to Gilbert J. Backlund and the interpretive staff at Stones River National Battlefield.

Published by Eastern National, copyright 2007. All rights reserved.

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Key for photo and illustration identification:
BLBattles and Leaders of the Civil War
LCLibrary of Congress, Washington, DC
NPSNational Park Service
USAMHIUnited States Army Military History Institute, Carlisle, PA

Want to Learn More?
The following books are suggested reading for additional insights into the Civil War and its key battles: Peter Cozzens, No Better Place to Die: The Battle of Stones River (Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 1991), Matt Spruill, Winter Lightning: A Guide to the Battle of Stones River (Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2007), James Lee McDonough, Stones River - Bloody Winter in Tennessee (Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1983), as well as the Teaching with Historic Places Lesson Plan: The Battle of Stone's River: The Soldiers' Story.

History and Culture