Battle of Stones River - Wikipedia
(Stones River National Battlefield)
In the end, the battle at Stones River was declared a Confederate victory, although casualties were so high there was little cause to celebrate.
Stones River | National Park Foundation
There is no question that Stop No. 4, the Slaughter Pen, was the scene of the bloodiest fighting at Stones River. Today, the area is a wooded section with a number of rocks and sinkholes... and it is regarded as a haunted place.
Creation of the National Battlefield
Today, the battlefield stands as a monument to the bitter fighting that took place. Nearby the battlefield is the Stones River National Cemetery, one of the oldest national cemeteries in the country. Visitors to the modern battlefield can take a walking, or driving, tour of the area and various stops on the tour are marked with numbers. These designate the sites where major events took place during the battle.
Landmarks & Historical Buildings
Across the road from the Stones River National Battlefield visitor center, you will see a cemetery where some 6,100 Union soldiers killed in the…