The Williamsburg Civil War Tour takes
the civil war enthusiasts and visitors through a very interesting
portion of the Peninsula campaign -
The Battle of Williamsburg
This was the largest battle of war up until this time. This would be a testing ground for many generals. Some soldiers would later recall their experience in the battle at Williamsburg being the severest of all battles of the War.
Your personal walking Civil War battlefield
tour will include a discussion of the Virginia Peninsula Campaign
and typically focus on the Battle of Williamsburg VA, a one-day
battle that resulted in thousands of causalities. Your guide will explain with a specially frabricated map of teh battlefield, the movements throughout the day of the main unites involved.
There are many
interesting stories connected with this battle and the subsequent
occupation of Williamsburg by the forces of northern aggression.
Your tour can include an in-depth discussion of this battle and
a visit to the areas of the battlefield to gain terrain recognition.
Visitors will view the actual house occupied by General Joseph
Johnson and later by his pursuer General George McClellan.
See the bullet holes in the weathervane.
The stories of occupied Williamsburg are phenomenal and may of the best stories involve the patriotism of the southern ladies of Williasmburg..
Thank you for the exceptional support you provided during the 2005 Commanders Conference Civil War Walking Tour. You presentation was one of the highlights of the Commanders Conference. Thank you so much for the very informative presentation. Many have expressed their appreciation for learning about the history in their own back yard.
Maynard J. Sanders
Deputy Commanding General for Mobilization
Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command
Operations Center, Fort Eustis, Virginia
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Line of Redoubts and Redans East side of Williamsburg