Descendant’s Day Reunion

Did you have an ancestor who fought at the Battle of Stones River?  Then, please consider attending our “Descendants’ Reunion”, Friday, October 12 and Saturday, October 13.

Relatives and family members from around the country will join the staff and volunteers of the Stones River National Battlefield to acknowledge their ancestors’ roles here at the Stones River National Battlefield.

If you had an ancestor fight at this battle or just want to be involved in a great program, this is it.

The cost is only $75!

Dr. Earl Hess, noted author and speaker, will be our featured speaker.

Schedule of Events:

Friday, October 12, 2018, 5:30-7:30PM

Reception at First Presbyterian Church, 210 North Spring Street, Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Light Refreshments – Artifact Room – Sharing Stories

Saturday October 13, 2018, 9:00AM
Participants gather at First Presbyterian Church, 210 North Spring Street, Murfreesboro, Tennessee

9:30AM Buses depart from Church
Begin tour of Battlefield

12:00PM – Lunch (Box Lunch)

1:00-3:00PM – Tour of the Stones River National Battlefield
Tour Fortress Rosecrans

Return to Church 3:30 – 5:00PM

Artifact Room Open 5:00PM

Dinner and Keynote Speaker Dr. Earl Hess, Professor of History, Lincoln Memorial University, author of ‘Civil War in the West’, ‘Kennesaw Mountain’ and many, many more titles.


Need more information?  Call or text President Ed Arning (615-268-9339, email: edarning@gmail.com) or call Ranger Jim Lewis (615-893-9501)