A Hard Earned Victory

The Battle of Stones River began on the last day of 1862 and was one of the bloodiest conflicts of the Civil War. The battle produced important military and political gains for the Union, and it changed forever the people who lived and fought here. Read More

Union soldiers try to sleep on the battlefield as a nearby band plays.

Sharing Our Past Month: Musical Memories

Join us and our partners for a month of special programs featuring the role of music in our history and memory.

Painting shows Union soldiers sitting on the ground listening to a band as night falls.

The Battle of the Bands

Join us for a day of music as we remember the special role played by music in the Civil War and the Battle of Stones River.

A cannon sits in the foreground of an ice covered field.

History & Culture

Learn about the many layers of history found in the park's landscapes and collections.

Wild turkeys perch of the national cemetery wall.

Nature

Learn more about the unique natural resources and ecosystems that make up the battlefield.

A Union cannon fires and flames belch from the muzzle.

Interpretive Programs

Check out the array of talks, walks, tours and special events presented by employees, volunteers and partners.

Volunteers clean up trash from a stream near Fortress Rosecrans.

Volunteer Opportunities

There no better way to Find Your Park than through volunteering. Check out all of the ways you can make a difference.

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Friends of Stones River NB

Support our preservation and interpretation efforts by joining the Friends of Stones River National Battlefield.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

3501 Old Nashville Highway
Murfreesboro, TN 37129

Phone:

(615) 893-9501
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