Historical letters from German soldier enlightening

Susan Harber, The Daily News Journal, December 3, 2018 German immigrant Private Daniel Miller held Federal guard duty on Fortress Rosecrans for a year and a half (Oct. 1863-April 1864) following the Stones River battle. With incredible detective work by Dr. Homer and Mable Pittard, a startling discovery was made…

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Stones River National Battlefield

Murfreesboro City Television, October 2, 2013 The Battle of Stones River was a major factor in determining the outcome of the Civil War.  Staff of the Stones River National Battlefield talk about the battle itself and the impact of the battlefield today.

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Union army destroyed historic church

The Murfreesboro Post, June 1, 2008 Citizens angered by cemetery desecration During the occupation of Murfreesboro, few things infuriated local residents more than the destruction of First Presbyterian Church and the desecration of the City Cemetery by Union troops.  There has been an unprecedented destruction of property both private and…

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Legacy of Stones River: Occupation and the Home Front in Tennessee Symposium

The Legacy of Stones River:  Occupation and the Home Front in Tennessee, A Symposium in Murfreesboro, TN October 22, 2005 Summaries of Speakers’ Presentations Jim Lewis “Showing Their Ill Nature: The Military Occupation of Murfreesboro, 1863-1865” Mr. Lewis focused on the changing nature of the Union’s occupation of Murfreesboro during the Civil War,…

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