2017 Volunteer of the Year Banquet

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We had another successful Volunteer of the Year banquet as the Friends of the Stones River National Battlefield honored several outstanding Battlefield volunteers. The volunteers of the Stones River National Battlefield display dedication and heart of service each day by performing task that otherwise would require more Battlefield personal thus…

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Hallowed Grounds Lantern Tour

Stones River National Cemetery, September 23, 2017 Ranger Jim Lewis led the hour-long walk by lantern light through Stones River National Cemetery.  Living history enthusiasts portrayed soldiers and the families of soldiers involved at the second Battle of Murfreesboro, also known as the Battle of Stones River.  

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7th Tennessee (CSA) Cavalry Demonstration

Stones River National Battlefield, September 23, 2017 Saturday was a busy day at ‘the Battlefield’ highlighted by a demonstration by the volunteers of the 7th Tennessee (CSA) Cavalry living history enthusiasts. The 7th Cav demonstrated the speed and mobility of the mounted arms during the Battle of Stones River.

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On To Chattanooga: A Campaign of Contrasts

Stones River National Battlefield, July 15, 2017 Saturday, July 15, 2017, saw much activity at the Stones River National Battlefield with living history demonstrations including Civil War period music, artillery demonstrations, United State Sanitary Commission, etc. Thinks about it – the Confederate withdrawal after the Battle of Stones River (aka…

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Friends of the Stones River National Battlefield Open House

Stones River National Battlefield Visitor Center, Thursday, June 22, 2017 Thursday, June 23, 2017 saw a gathering of forty fans of Rutherford County’s Stones River National Battlefield celebrating the accomplishments of the ‘Friends of the Stones River National Battlefield’ over the past year. President Mike Liles shared how the ‘Friends…

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