From 2011 to 2015 America is commemorating the single most consequential event in our nation’s history: the Civil War. Through our partnership in Travel Alliance Partners, Shebby Lee Tours is able to offer interpretive Civil War-themed tours not only in the West, but throughout the areas affected by this pivotal American conflict.
- Civil War to Civil Rights -
Not only is this the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, but the 50th of the Civil Rights movement as well. This five day interpretive tour follows both trails from Gulfport, MS to Atlanta, GA. Sponsored by the Indiana Historical Society.
- Civil War: Early Years - September 12-16, 2013
Explore Manassas, Antietam and Gettysbrug Battlefields with noted historians and reenactors. Selected by National Geographic Travelers as a Tours of a Lifetime in 2011.
- Civil War Mississippi River Cruise -
Cruise Mississippi from Vicksburg to Louisville with the American Steamboat Company’s flagship, the American Queen.
- Battle of the Ironclads -
Visit the location of the famous battle between the Monitor and the Merrimac near Hampton Roads, which changed Naval battles forever. Includes an exclusive tour of the Monitor Lab at the Mariner’s Museum.
- Sherman’s March – October 12-19, 2013
Follow this storied episode of the American Civil War between Chattanooga to Savannah.
- Fields of Valor – September 20-28, 2013
Includes Civil War sites in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia and Washington, DC
- September Suspense 1862 -
Writer, preservationist and Chief Historian at Harpers Ferry Dennis Frye leads this in-depth interpretive exploration of the Frederick, Maryland battles described in his most recent book of the same title.
- Civil War in the West: Nashville to New Orleans – November 2-9, 2013
This 8-day tour highlights some of the most storied battles of the war: Franklin, Shiloh, Vicksburg, and Natchez.
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- The Civil War on the Western Frontier
Civil War Missouri stood at the crossroads of America. It was the only slave state north of the Mason-Dixon line and plagued by guerrilla violence on its western border. Explore the issues and the battles which took place in the most controversial state in the Union