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Civil War Walking Tour

Civil War Walking Tour
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$35
Duration: 90 minutes
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Description

While Savannah is infamous for being the final stop on Sherman's March to the sea, more history of the civil war era lurk within and around these antebellum homes.

The Savannah river hosted a savage naval battle, Robert E Lee himself nearly died right here in Savannah and Union POW escape attempts were foiled by a cow. Learn the fascinating and often bizarre ways that Savannah dealt with her participation in the war between the states and why she still lives today.

Savannah, GA has a colorful and rich history that includes a part of the Civil War. During your hour and a half guided walk along our tree-lined streets you will learn all about Sherman and his march through the south. You'll see where the soldiers slept and learn all about Olgethrope's barracks. Stand in Johnson Square and visualize the Great Skedaddle and hear all about Sherman and his quest to burn the south. This is a don't miss tour!!!

  • Walking tour starts at 4:00pm from our storefront. 
  • Professional guide to take you to various locations and tell you all about our Civil War history. 
  • Tour starts at 42 E. Bay St (located right beside the iconic Cotton Exchange)
  • Relaxed walk with about a mile and a half in distance.
  • Make sure you wear comfortable walking shoes. 

While Savannah is infamous for being the final stop on Sherman's March to the sea, more history of the civil war era lurk within and around these antebellum homes.

The Savannah river hosted a savage naval battle, Robert E Lee himself nearly died right here in Savannah and Union POW escape attempts were foiled by a cow. Learn the fascinating and often bizarre ways that Savannah dealt with her participation in the war between the states and why she still lives today.