This is a peaceful cemetery where veterans from the civil war to current rest. Very well maintained. Restrooms are available across the street at the Stones River Battlefield.
Very glad we stopped to visit this national cemetery from the Civil War. Thousands of graves in this impressive and beautiful setting. It was a little troubling that only Union dead were allowed to be buried here. They were all Americans.
We visited the cemetary as part of the battlefiled tour. It was itneresting to see the cemetary and reflect upon the cost of our national struggle and personal freedoms
If you are interested in cemeteries or genealogy you will enjoy a walk through the Stones River National Cemetery. More than 6,000 Union Soldiers that served in the Civil War are buried in this cemetery. It take time to walk the grounds so be sure to take plenty of water!
Start with the Visitors Center for an overview of the park and its history. Stroll the grounds where the soldiers camped and fought in the Battle of Stones River. Walk the trails through the woods, visit the battle sites and the monuments. If possible attend a reenactment by costumed volunteers, including the awesome Lantern Light Tours of the cemetery during... More
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