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Hell's Half Acre

it is easy to imagine what happened here after you watch the video in the welcome center and then... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Steve B
Shelbyville, Indiana
Unusual history makes it worth the stop

Oldest entact monument of the Civil War. Erected before the war even ended by survivors of the... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
Hackettstown, New Jersey
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it is easy to imagine what happened here after you watch the video in the welcome center and then go through the auto tour. What a feeling to see all of the graves with "their faces toward heaven and their feet toward the enemy."

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Oldest entact monument of the Civil War. Erected before the war even ended by survivors of the battle at 'hell's half acre'

1  Thank M8513WWSharon
Reviewed 4 August 2018

The Hazen Brigade Monument, located at Stones River National Battlefield, is a unique and essential stop for any Civil War buff. This monument is the first memorial to the Civil War soldiers ever built. It was completed before the end of the war, while the...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2018

one of the first monuments to honor those fallen during the civil war. very interesting place to visit. if your in the area I highly recommend visiting

Thank cancer745
Reviewed 13 October 2017

This monument was erected and maintained by individuals to honor the fallen soldiers so they will never be forgotten.

Thank Joseph W
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This is actually part of the Stone River Battlefield tour (stop 5). It is conveniently located near the visitor center. It is a small well kept cemetery. It is the oldest civil war monument still standing in its original location. Outside the cemetery there are...More

Thank Bobbie201
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Visited this very special monument while touring Stones River. It is highly unusual in that it was erected in 1863 while the Civil War was still being fought. Absolutely a must see in this well kept park. Don't miss the graves to the right of...More

Thank OrionOctober
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Stopped here while at Stones River Battlefield. The park service has done an excellent job explain ingredients this is the oldest civil war monument. They have also I stalled plaques that decrimes what is engraved on the monument that weathering has made difficult to read....More

Thank RichM53
Reviewed 26 May 2017

This site is across the road from the main battlefield. There is a small monument a short distance from a parking lot. Inside the monument are several headstones and just outside the stone wall are 2 others. There are several information signs along the way....More

Thank Lynn W
Reviewed 28 April 2017

This is an interesting brief stop on your tour of the Stones River battlefield (go to the Visitor Center first). This is the oldest monument still standing on a Civil War battlefield in the entire country!

Thank Michael S
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