National Public Lands Day, September 26, 2015

National Public Lands Day, September 26, 2015 The Friends of the Stones River National Battlefield joined the Stones River National Battlefield and several other organizations thank the 74 volunteers who joined us and our partners Saturday morning for National Public Lands Day.  We cut and treated almost 6,000 invasive exotic…

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Having a blast at Stones River

Connie Esh, The Murfreesboro Post, September 23, 2015 The cannons roared once again at Stones River National Battlefield this weekend, but this time, nobody died. The first time, as the New Year dawned in 1863, there were 13,269 Federal casualties and 10,268 Confederate ones. That’s why this weekend in 2015…

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Stones River National Battlefield getting bigger

Nancy De Gennaro, Daily News Journal, May 24, 2015 MURFREESBORO – For more than 80 years, Murfreesboro residents have had a national park in their backyard. And it just got bigger. Recently the Civil War Trust purchased two tracts of land, approximately 2 acres total in size, which will help…

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