This is a photograph of the rocks at Stones River battlefield.

Stones River Battlefield

The Stones River National Battlefield, located three miles northwest of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, is administered by the National Park Service. A driving tour, walking trails, museum, bookstore and living history events are offered from the Visitor Center. Much of Fortress Rosecrans, a major Union logistics base, has been preserved in town. More than 6,100 Union soldiers are buried in Stones River National Cemetery. Of these, 2,562 are unknown. Some Confederate dead are buried in Evergreen Cemetery in Murfreesboro.

Stones River Battlefield: What's Nearby

Murfreesboro, TN
Civil War  |  Fort
Fortress Rosecrans, Stones River National Battlefield
Murfreesboro, TN
Oaklands Historic House Museum
Murfreesboro, TN
Travellers Rest Plantation and Museum
Nashville, TN


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Rutherford County, TN | December 31, 1862
Result: Union Victory
Estimated Casualties