December 31, 1862

Posted: December 31, 2016 in On this Day in the Civil War
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On this day in the Civil War, the battle of Stones River, in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, begins as the Southern army under General Braxton Bragg attacks Union forces under General William Rosecrans. After fierce fighting, neither side gains an advantage and awaits a resumption of fighting on the following day.

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Stones River Battlefield

Murfreesboro, Tennessee

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