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Stones River National Cemetery

Address: Murfreesboro, TN
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Type: Cemeteries, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Cemetery honoring those who died in the Civil War.
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Type: Cemeteries, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Cemetery honoring those who died in the Civil War.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

I drove though the battle field and this was across the street from where you exit. Well maintained and full of history. Great spot for a photographer. A reminder of how many people of lost their lives for our country.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

It always takes my breath away to witness the tributes given to Americans in uniform, as they well deserve. This is especially true in a cemetery designed and maintained with such respect. It is also a wonderful place to walk around, reflect on the history of these events, and soak in the hallowed and peaceful surroundings.

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Hampton, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Very well kept historical cemetery. It was nice to walk around and learn about everything. Be careful crossing the street to get to the cemetery from the museum.

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Longmont, Colorado
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This National Cemetery is the final resting place for Union soldiers. No southern soldiers are buried here. This is a very solemn place and is a beautiful place to visit.

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Brentwood, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Well taken care of and located across from the battlefield, it is pretty typical for a Civil War cemetery.

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

This cemetery is exceptionally well maintained. Verses from the famous poem "the Biouvac of the Dead" are posted along the drive in the middle of the burial grounds, which helps drive home the solemness of the site. Just outside the cemetery is the Hazen's Brigade Monument, the oldest Civil War monument in the U.S., having been erected in 1863. It... More 

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

It is amazing how many men died here in such a short amount of time, fighting for the side they believed in. Looking over all of the grave makers of the union soldiers (the Confederate soldiers were buried elsewhere) can almost bring you to tears when you think about the thousands who died here in one of the fiercest battles... More 

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I love seening this did not kno it was here tell i was walking on the greenway i see alot by walking love it here.

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Woodbury, Tennessee, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Very well kept grounds and directly across the street National Battlefield. Great place for field day or just time alone. Very respectful place to just appreciate those who gave all.

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I have been to many of the major U.S. cemeteries in the country including Arlington and the area at Little Big Horn. The Stones River National Cemetery has its own feel, and though it is near businesses on the other side of the railroad track, the fact that it is beside the railroad tracks they fought for is haunting. It... More 

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