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Stones River National Battlefield

  • Also Known As: Stones River National Military Park

  • Address: 1563 N Thompson Ln
  • Vicinity: SW of US 41
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Historic District

A Hard Earned Victory

The Battle of Stones River began on the last day of 1862 and was one of the bloodiest conflicts of the Civil War. The battle produced important military and political gains for the Union, and it changed forever the people who lived and fought here. - NPS



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1862/12/31 Battle of Stones River
1863/01/03 Battle of Stones River


Fortress Rosecrans Site
  • NRHP

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Particulars for Stones River National Battlefield:
Military Event American Civil War
Historic Use Battle site
Criteria Consideration Commemorative property
Owner Federal
Sight Category Historic District
Criteria Historic Event
Area of Significance Military
Level of Significance National

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 66000075
Resource Type:
Owner: Federal
Other Certification: Additional documentation
Nominator Name: National Battlefield
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Military
Applicable Criteria: Event
Criteria Consideration: Cemetery, Commemorative property
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Significant Year: 1862, 1863
Historic Function: Defense
Historic Sub-Function: Battle site
Current Function: Recreation and Culture, Landscape, Funerary
Current Sub-Function: Cemetery Park Monument, Marker

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