Did you know that Murfreesboro was first named "Cannonsburgh" in honor of Tennessee politician Newton Cannon, but was soon renamed "Murfreesboro" for Revolutionary War hero Colonel Hardy Murfree?
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#1 thing to do: Stones River National Battlefield
#2 thing to do: Discovery Center at Murfree Spring
#3 thing to do: Cannonsburgh Village
Fun Fact: The Battle of Murfreesboro On December 31, 1862 was the bloodiest battle of the war based on percentage of casualties. Between December 31 and January 2, 1863, there were 23,515 casualties.
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