Battle of Stones River (Breckinridge's Attack)
2240 N. Thompson Lane
Murfreesboro, TN 37129Website:
Confederate Gen. John C. Breckinridge launched a desperate attack here against Union infantry on top of the hill in the bloody finale of the Battle of Stones River. After initial success Jan 2, 1863, the Confederate attack was halted by Union artillery and infantry, then turned back. Breckinridge lost 1,800 men during the ill-fated event, concluding the battle of Stones River.