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Take a step back in time and learn about the Civil War's presence in Savannah, the final destination of Sherman's famous "March to the Sea." Stroll through the Historic District and see both sides' perspectives on the war, including Georgia's secession and the devastating aftermath on the city.

From Reynolds Square, go back to Civil War Savannah and learn how the city was affected during America's war between the states. Your knowledgeable guide illustrates the reasons and rationales for the war and the political ramifications that lasted more than a century after fighting stopped.

See the houses of prominent Southern generals such as William Hardee, James Bartow, and Joseph E. Johnston. Pass by General Sherman's headquarters and listen as your guide explains the famous Field Order No. 15, decreed in Savannah, promising 40 acres (16 ha) of good land and a mule to every freed slave in the area.

Along the way, hear stories of hardship between Savannah's residents and stories of brother opposing brother. When the tour concludes, you finally understand Sherman's "Christmas gift" to President Lincoln in 1864.

Take a step back in time and learn about the Civil War's presence in Savannah, the final destination of Sherman's famous "March to the Sea." Stroll through the Historic District and see both sides' perspectives on the war, including Georgia's secession and the devastating aftermath on the city.

From Reynolds Square, go back to Civil War Savannah and learn how the city was affected during America's war between the states. Your knowledgeable guide illustrates the reasons and rationales for the war and the political ramifications that lasted more than a century after fighting stopped.

See the houses of prominent Southern generals such as William Hardee, James Bartow, and Joseph E. Johnston. Pass by General Sherman's headquarters and listen as your guide explains the famous Field Order No. 15, decreed in Savannah, promising 40 acres (16 ha) of good land and a mule to every freed slave in the area.

Along the way, hear stories of hardship between Savannah's residents and stories of brother opposing brother. When the tour concludes, you finally understand Sherman's "Christmas gift" to President Lincoln in 1864.

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Civil War Walking Tour

Activity/Location

Savannah

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Savannah Walks Meeting Point

    Reynolds Square

    Savannah 31401


Description

Take a step back in time and learn about the Civil War's presence in Savannah, the final destination of Sherman's famous "March to the Sea." Stroll through the Historic District and see both sides' perspectives on the war, including Georgia's secession and the devastating aftermath on the city.

From Reynolds Square, go back to Civil War Savannah and learn how the city was affected during America's war between the states. Your knowledgeable guide illustrates the reasons and rationales for the war and the political ramifications that lasted more than a century after fighting stopped.

See the houses of prominent Southern generals such as William Hardee, James Bartow, and Joseph E. Johnston. Pass by General Sherman's headquarters and listen as your guide explains the famous Field Order No. 15, decreed in Savannah, promising 40 acres (16 ha) of good land and a mule to every freed slave in the area.

Along the way, hear stories of hardship between Savannah's residents and stories of brother opposing brother. When the tour concludes, you finally understand Sherman's "Christmas gift" to President Lincoln in 1864.


Highlights

  • Journey through Savannah’s role in the Civil War

  • Viewing homes of the South's most prominent generals

  • Insight into Sherman's famous “March to the Sea”

  • Detailed narrative of the city’s history & landmarks

  • Stories from the Civil War specific to Savannah


Inclusions

  • Guided walking tour


Know Before You Book

  • Children 5 and younger are complimentary.

  • You must be able to climb and descend stairs and walk on unpaved or uneven terrain.

  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.

  • Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.


Cancellation Policy

You can cancel free of charge until 72 hours before your reservation starts. After that time, no cancellations, changes or refunds will be made.

Location

Savannah, Georgia United States