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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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A GREAT FAMILY OUTING AT NO COST! Great facility with educational displays.

The Stones River National Cemetery is directly accessible from the Stones River Bike/ Greenway. If you are into biking, Murfreesboro is a great place to visit! Although the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Missy M
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Hodgenville, Kentucky
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Hodgenville, Kentucky
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Stones River National Cemetery is directly accessible from the Stones River Bike/ Greenway. If you are into biking, Murfreesboro is a great place to visit! Although the trail is only 8-9 miles long it is one of my favorites. The Cemetery is on one end and Canonsburg on the other with awesome views of the Stones River along the... More 

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Madison, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We drove across the street from the Park and walked around the military cemetery it was very sad in a way but at the same time it was beautiful. All the tombstones had a Christmas wreath ( all the same ). It was worth our visit.

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New Market, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

This is one not to miss. Situated near the battlefield, this is the final resting place of Union soldiers.

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tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 516 helpful votes
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 

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The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
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...

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Smyrna, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
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.

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Summerville, South Carolina
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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.

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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.

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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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Wisconsin
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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.

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