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Hell's Half Acre

it is easy to imagine what happened here after you watch the video in the welcome center and then... read more

Reviewed October 30, 2018
Steve B
Shelbyville, Indiana
Unusual history makes it worth the stop

Oldest entact monument of the Civil War. Erected before the war even ended by survivors of the... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2018
Hackettstown, New Jersey
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

it is easy to imagine what happened here after you watch the video in the welcome center and then go through the auto tour. What a feeling to see all of the graves with "their faces toward heaven and their feet toward the enemy."

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Steve B
Reviewed August 21, 2018

Oldest entact monument of the Civil War. Erected before the war even ended by survivors of the battle at 'hell's half acre'

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 3, 2018

The Hazen Brigade Monument, located at Stones River National Battlefield, is a unique and essential stop for any Civil War buff. This monument is the first memorial to the Civil War soldiers ever built. It was completed before the end of the war, while the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 27, 2018

one of the first monuments to honor those fallen during the civil war. very interesting place to visit. if your in the area I highly recommend visiting

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank cancer745
Reviewed October 13, 2017

This monument was erected and maintained by individuals to honor the fallen soldiers so they will never be forgotten.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Joseph W
Reviewed August 17, 2017

This is actually part of the Stone River Battlefield tour (stop 5). It is conveniently located near the visitor center. It is a small well kept cemetery. It is the oldest civil war monument still standing in its original location. Outside the cemetery there are...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Bobbie201
Reviewed August 5, 2017

Visited this very special monument while touring Stones River. It is highly unusual in that it was erected in 1863 while the Civil War was still being fought. Absolutely a must see in this well kept park. Don't miss the graves to the right of...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank OrionOctober
Reviewed July 7, 2017

Stopped here while at Stones River Battlefield. The park service has done an excellent job explain ingredients this is the oldest civil war monument. They have also I stalled plaques that decrimes what is engraved on the monument that weathering has made difficult to read....More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank RichM53
Reviewed May 26, 2017

This site is across the road from the main battlefield. There is a small monument a short distance from a parking lot. Inside the monument are several headstones and just outside the stone wall are 2 others. There are several information signs along the way....More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Lynn W
Reviewed April 28, 2017

This is an interesting brief stop on your tour of the Stones River battlefield (go to the Visitor Center first). This is the oldest monument still standing on a Civil War battlefield in the entire country!

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Michael S
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