Friends Open House was a Success!

May 17, 2018, Stones River National Battlefield Visitor Center Thursday evening featured food, fun and fellowship as supporters of our local Battlefield gathered to celebrate the accomplishments of the volunteers of the Friends of the Stones River National Battlefield.

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Decoration Day, 2018

Saturday, May 5, 2018, Stones River National Battlefield On May 1, 1865, newly freed African Americans, soldiers, and white citizens of Charleston, South Carolina gathered at the Washington Race Course & Jockey Club to decorate the graves of Union soldiers buried there and celebrate the end of a conflict that…

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Dr. George Smith

Dr. George Smith, a community volunteer, physician and philanthropist, died Friday. Many reached out on social media platforms to express their dismay at his death. He was an active participant in many Civil War reenactment groups. Those organizations posted tributes to his volunteer work. Smith’s passions included the Middle Tennessee…

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Perfect Day: 7th Annual SPECIAL KIDS RACE

WGNS Radio, March 17, 2018 Re-enactors from the Stones River National Battlefield placed a cannon in the middle of Garrison Drive and fired it to start each of Saturday morning’s three Special Kids Races. It was less than a thousand feet from the historic battlefield. Each time the cannon fired,…

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