Virginia has more battlefields than any other state in the U.S. During the great American Civil War, armies fought across Virginia’s landscape between the two wartime capitals of Washington and Richmond.
Battlefield Tours of Virginia has an ever-growing list of battlefields that you can tour with one of our local battlefield guides.
We will ensure your tour is the perfect fit whether you’re a novice or a Civil War buff. Our battlefield tours aren’t just about troop movements, who shot at who, and who was the winner and loser.
Our comprehensive battlefield tours will discuss the period politics of the day, the big picture, from the generals to the soldiers, the civilian experience, personal stories, and much, much more.
We recommend spending a morning or afternoon per battlefield (4 hours) in order to get a good comprehensive tour, make all tour stops, travel the distance needed, and tell a multi-day story in many different locations.
To get the most out of your experience, we recommend selecting battlefields in a certain geographic area region and going in chronological order to gain a better understanding.