Memorial Day Weekend at the Stones River National Cemetery

Stones River National Cemetery, Murfreesboro, TN, Saturday, May 26, 2018 More than 600 kids from organizations such as the Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Trail Life, American Heritage, etc. placed an American flag on more than 7,000 graves at the Stones River National Cemetery Saturday morning. What an incredible opportunity to…

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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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Wreaths Across America Ceremony

Saturday, December 16, 2017, Stones River National Cemetery, Murfreesboro, Tennessee Members of the Rutherford County community gathered at Stones River National Cemetery to honor veterans during the Christmas season as part of Wreaths Across America Day. Present were Civil Air Patrol (CAP) cadets, the Young Marines of Rutherford County, several…

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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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