Passing of Lou Hamilton

November 18, 2020 We are saddened to announce that our park family suffered another loss in 2020 with yesterday’s passing of Visitor Services Volunteer Lou Hamilton. Lou truly exemplified a commitment to service. He proudly defended our nation in the U.S. Navy and followed that with a career protecting his…

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The Passing of Jim Schroeder

September 2, 2020 James (Jim) J. Schroeder, age 87,  of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, loving husband of Joan E. Schroeder for 67 years, was called to his eternal home on September 2, 2020.  He is further survived by daughter Sherrie L. (Norbert) Howell of St. Louis, MO, Debra A. (Greg) McKinney of…

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Black History Month Event

Frank Caperton, February 15, 2020, The Murfreesboro Post More than 125 guests at Murfreesboro’s Patterson Park enjoy exhibits, food, music and a special program sponsored by the African American Heritage Society of Rutherford County. The program featured members of the local African American community. The Stones River National Battlefield has…

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Wreaths Across America

Saturday, December 14, 2019, Stones River National Cemetery The second Saturday of each December features the annual ‘Wreaths Across America’ at the Stones River National Battlefield and National Cemetery. This emotional tribute to our veterans who made the definitive sacrifice occurs at more than 1,100 cemeteries across America. The Stones…

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