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Experience Confederate Murfreesboro Oct. 16-17

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The Confederate Army of Tennessee occupied Murfreesboro for more than two months prior to the Battle of Stones River. On October 16-17, 2010, volunteers will give visitors to Stones River National Battlefield a glimpse of what life was like for those soldiers as the seasons passed and battle approached.

Join us in a recreation of winter quarters in Murfreesboro. Learn about the myriad of daily activities that made up a soldier’s life including the largest duty which was to practice their battle skills.

Program Schedule:

Saturday October 16, 2010

10 AM – Artillery Demonstration

11 AM – Cavalry Demonstration

12 PM – Infantry Demonstration

1 PM – Artillery Demonstration

2 PM – Cavalry Demonstration

3 PM – Infantry Demonstration

Sunday October 17, 2010

11 AM – Artillery Demonstration

11:30 AM – Cavalry Demonstration

12 PM – Infantry Demonstration

1 PM – Artillery Demonstration

1:30 PM – Cavalry Demonstration

2 PM – Infantry Demonstration

These programs are a part of a series of interpretive programs offered at the battlefield during the year.  Stones River National Battlefield is located on the Old Nashville Highway northwest of Murfreesboro. Additional information is available at the visitor center, by calling (615) 893-9501 or at the park website (
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