Artillery Camp Demonstration

Saturday, October 27, 2018, Stones River National Battlefield Saturday’s Artillery Camp six-gun demonstration was 50 degrees and rain. Still, a hearty crowd gathered in the cool rain to enjoy and learn of the power of artillery.  

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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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