Battle at Stones River

Battle at Stones River (HMP93)

Location: Murfreesboro, TN 37129 Rutherford County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 53.317', W 86° 25.543'

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December 31, 1862 - January 2, 1863

Stones River National Battlefield preserves some key portions of the ground where two great armies of Americans - some 81,000 men - clashed with each other. Their bitter, three-day struggle erupted on New Year's Eve 1862.

To explore their stories, start at the Visitor Center. Maps are available there to help you find battlefield points of interest.

You are here at the McFadden Farm
The final chapter of the battle of Stones River raged here along the frozen banks of Stones River on January 2, 1863. Attacking Confederate troops approached McFadden's Ford, a river crossing just below this hill, only to be smashed by the concentrated cannon fire of 57 Federal guns placed on this knoll.
HM NumberHMP93
Placed ByStones River National Battlefield - National Park Service - U.S. Department of the Interior
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Date Added Sunday, August 31st, 2014 at 10:55pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 551831 N 3971746
Decimal Degrees35.88861667, -86.42571667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 53.317', W 86° 25.543'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 53' 19.02" N, 86° 25' 32.58" W
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Area Code(s)615
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2600 Van Cleve Ln, Murfreesboro TN 37129, US
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