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Stones River National Cemetery

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Address: Murfreesboro, TN
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Cemetery honoring those who died in the Civil War.

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Unique and well kept grounds

Quite a nice and well kept cemetery ,,I noticed ONLY ONE stone actually had flowers laid in the front...

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 30, 2015
The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

This simple but dignified cemetery is where over 8,000 Union soldiers from the Stones River battle are buried. Over 2,000 are unknown. This is an easy and recommended stop while you are taking the the auto tour. There is a small parking lot where you can park and reflect on the many graves of soldiers lost during this extremely deadly... More 

Thank Tennessee50plus
The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Quite a nice and well kept cemetery ,,I noticed ONLY ONE stone actually had flowers laid in the front...

Thank CloggieUsa2001
Smyrna, Tennessee
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55 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

This is where the soldiers were buried after the battle at Stones River.. Some of the headstones are marked and some are unmarked, but it's a great place to see while you're at the museum.

Thank Jen616
Summerville, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Well maintained National cemetery to honor the Union Dead from the battle of Stones River. the original headstones are a moving tribute to these soldiers who fought to help preserve the Union.

Thank Nonsinedeo
Siloam Springs, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

Yet, one more outstanding presentation by the National Park Service of our nation's Civil War past. A must-see for anyone who values our national freedom.

Thank Connie N
Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

This is a place that takes you back in time. You should inquire about the candle light tours into the cemetery. For those who like photography and history this is a place for you. It is worth the visit

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

The cemetery is located across from the visitor center for Stones River National Battlefield and information regarding the cemetery can be obtained there. While the majority of the people buried here are from the civil war, it was interesting to learn there were soldiers buried from other wars up to and including Vietnam when the cemetery became full.

Thank dmacwi
Owen Sound, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We enjoyed visiting the cemetery, it really hits home the number of soldiers who died during the three day battle.

Thank the4taals
Lake Forest, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

The cemetery is on a small hill over looking the battlefield. This is an old position where the Union cannons fired onto the battlefield. Standing by the monument one can only imagine the horrors of the day. The grounds were extremely well groomed and presented in a very respectful to honor the fallen. The silence of the day one can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

After visiting the Stones River National Battlefield, we went to visit the Stones River National Cemetery. Two monuments stand in the cemetery. The U.S. Regulars Monument, erected in 1882, is a sandstone cylindrical shaft crowned with a bronze eagle. The monument honors the men of the Union’s Western Regular Brigade killed during the Battle of Stones River. A second memorial... More 

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