The national military event occurs the second Saturday of December each year at more than 1,100 cemeteries across the country. The Stones River National Cemetery first participated in “Wreaths Across America” in 2012, with only 12 wreaths being placed. This year, there were 2,727 wreaths placed on the graves of those who served. Ceremonial wreaths are placed in honor of the Navy, Marines, Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Merchant Marines and Prisoners of War/Missing in Action.
Dec. 14, 2019, Stones River National Battlefield and National Cemetery, Murfreesboro.