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From DC: Private Civil War Battlefield Day Trip to 3 States

Product ID: 281412
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Relive the pivotal Maryland Campaign of 1862 and the bloodiest day of combat in US history. Visit battle sites in 3 different states.
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Duration: 8.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

Hotel pickup is available to your hotel in either Washington D.C., or Arlington. Our local partner will meet you in the hotel lobby 15 minutes before the tour starts.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Journey back in time to the events of Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, and John Brown's Raid
  • Explore Antietam National Battlefield and National Cemetery, site of the most tragic battle in US history
  • Learn how the events of South Mountain State Battlefield lead to a turn of the tide in the Civil War
  • Tour through historic Sharpsburg, Maryland and learn about its historic significance.
Full description
Enjoy the convenience of being picked up from your hotel in either Washington, D.C. or Arlington, Virginia. Journey across 3 states to 3 historic battlefields in West Virginia, Maryland, and Virginia, culminating in a visit to Antietam, home to the infamous battle that saw a combined tally of 22,717 dead, wounded, or missing soldiers.

Relive the pivotal Maryland Campaign of 1862 and the Battle of Antietam, the Civil War's bloodiest day of combat. Your tour begins with a visit to Harper’s Ferry, West Virginia, the location of John Brown’s Raid and Stone Wall Jackson’s great siege victory. Situated in a magnificent river gorge, the historic community of Harper's Ferry provides a ruggedly beautiful beginning to the story.

Continue to South Mountain State Battlefield in Maryland. See where Robert E. Lee’s army desperately fought to reunite while facing an onslaught of Union troops. Finally, explore Virginia's Antietam National Battlefield Park, Sharpsburg Maryland and Antietam National Cemetery. There you will learn about the Civil War battle which would prove to a great turning point in American history. Afterward, return to either Washington, D.C or Arlington.
Includes
  • Washington DC hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Full-day guided tour
  • Entrance fees
What’s Not Included
  • Food and beverages
  • Gratuities

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Important information
Know before you go
• The local partner will contact you upon confirmation to coordinate Washington DC hotel pick up.
• Lunch is not included but your knowledgable guide will provide suggestions.