Grand Army of the Republic Civil War Museum & Library Open House Program
Sunday, December 1, 2019 at 1:30 pm
Walt Lafty, Historian
‘Death in December’– the Battle of Stones River, Tennessee
The Battle of Stones River was fought from December 31, 1862, to January 2, 1863, in Middle Tennessee, as the culmination of the Stones River Campaign in the Western Theater of the Civil War. Of the major battles of the war, Stones River had the highest percentage of casualties on both sides, including a number of prominent Philadelphians.
Battle of Stones River from Wikimedia commons
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