16 U.S. Code §426h. Ascertaining and marking lines of battle

Section Text

It shall be lawful for the authorities of any State having troops engaged in the battle of Stones River to enter upon the lands and approaches of the Stones River National Battlefield for the purpose of ascertaining and marking the lines of battle of troops engaged therein: Provided, That before any such lines are permanently designated, the position of the lines and the proposed methods of marking them by monuments, tablets, or otherwise shall be submitted to the Secretary of the Interior, and shall first receive the written approval of the Secretary.

Editorial Notes

CHANGE OF NAME "Stones River National Battlefield" substituted in text for "Stones River National Park" in view of redesignation of Stones River National Military Park as Stones River National Battlefield by Pub. L. 86–443. See section 426l of this title.TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS Transfer of administrative functions of park, see note set out under section 426 of this title.


16 U.S.C. § 426h (2018)