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
The American Battlefield Trust and our members have saved more than 74 acres at Stones River Battlefield.
Rutherford County, TN | December 31, 1862
Result: Union Victory