Leaving Pennies at the Stones River National Cemetery {Tennessee}

Leaving Pennies at the Stones River National Cemetery {Tennessee}

We spent a rainy morning walking through the Stones River National Battlefield and National Cemetery. This field is where one of the worst battles of the American Civil War was fought. The Union army was losing the war, they had been defeated over and over again. But in the last days of December 1862 the [...]

Holidays In Murfreesboro Square {Tennessee}

Holidays In Murfreesboro Square {Tennessee}

We made our way to downtown Murfreesboro for some holiday delights. We started at Cannonsburgh Village, a reconstructed pioneer village and the original city center from the 1830's, and enjoyed a quick drive thru to see their light displays that they have set up on the old buildings. While not a big display or a [...]

Stones River National Battlefield & National Cemetery {Tennessee}

Stones River National Battlefield & National Cemetery {Tennessee}

Right in the city of Murfreesboro is the National Battlefield of Stones River. This field marks one of the bloodiest conflicts in the Civil War, but was also a huge turning point in the war. At the end of 1862, the Union was in need of a victory after what felt like a permeating defeat [...]