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Savannah's Civil War Tour

Savannah's Civil War Tour
Cultural & Theme Tours > Historical & Heritage Tours > Historical Tour
$25
Duration: 2 hours
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Description

The Civil War, the War between the States, the recent unpleasantness; whatever you call it, war is hell. An exploration of Savannah before, during, and after the Civil War, as seen through the eyes of its citizens and soldiers. Learn about the first secessionist rally, the cornerstone speech, Sherman's March to the Sea, Special Order #15, and the who, why, and when of slavery as the focus of the war.

Meet your professional Guide at Reynolds Square at your selected time.  Our comprehensive 2-hour walking tour through the Antebellum section of the historic district. Learn the cultural and political leanings of Savannah and the reason for secession. Tour includes Sherman's March to the Sea, Special Order No. 15, and the critical question: Reconstruction or Retribution. Over 150 years of history covered during the tour. Find out the roles of General John Geary and General Oliver Howard and walk the streets to see where Robert E. Lee visited during his many trips to Savannah, see Sherman's headquarters and enjoy several of Savannah's beautiful squares along the way.

The Civil War, the War between the States, the recent unpleasantness; whatever you call it, war is hell. An exploration of Savannah before, during, and after the Civil War, as seen through the eyes of its citizens and soldiers. Learn about the first secessionist rally, the cornerstone speech, Sherman's March to the Sea, Special Order #15, and the who, why, and when of slavery as the focus of the war.