Savannah: Civil War Walking Tour


See Civil War-era Savannah and the houses and buildings involved in the great conflict between the states. Enjoy a modern-day march through the old town and learn about the strategies of the blue and the gray.

About this activity

  • Free cancellation

    Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

  • Duration

    105 minute


  • Highlights
    • See the houses of the South's most prominent generals
    • Learn all about Savannah's role in the War
    • Hear about military strategies
  • Full description
    Get the full story of Savannah's contribution to the American Civil War on this educational walking tour. Hear about the strategies, intrigue and horror of America's internal conflict from a completely new viewpoint.

    On this tour you'll see the houses of some of the South's most prominent generals, such as William Hardee, James Bartow, and Gen. Joeseph E. Johnston. You will also pass by Gen. Sherman's headquarters. There, you'll discuss the issuance of field order #14, first decreed in Savannah, which promised 40 acres of good land and a mule to every freed slave in the area.

    Learn about the war that pitted brother against brother and has intrigued Americans for years. Hear about the great conflict, and the political ramifications that plagued the country a century after, from expert guides.
  • Includes
    • Knowledgeable guide
  • Exclude
    • Transportation