General Sherman's Visit to Savannah

Aug 9, 2021

Overview of General Sherman's Visit

General William Tecumseh Sherman's visit to Savannah in 1864 marked a significant turning point in the American Civil War. As part of his famous March to the Sea, Sherman and his troops captured the city, bringing an end to the Confederate stronghold. Today, the legacy of this event is deeply intertwined with the history, haunts, and folklore of Savannah.

Discover the Southern History

Tokyo Biking Tours invites you to join us on a captivating journey through time as we explore General Sherman's visit to Savannah and its impact on the rich Southern history. Our expert guides will lead you through the streets of Savannah, sharing fascinating stories and insights that bring the past to life.

The March to the Sea

The March to the Sea was a military campaign conducted by Sherman and his Union troops from November to December 1864. It was a strategic move to cripple the Confederacy's ability to wage war by targeting key infrastructure and resources. The capture of Savannah was a critical objective, and it played a pivotal role in the outcome of the war.

Historical Landmarks

During our tour, we will visit significant historical landmarks that bear witness to General Sherman's visit and the events surrounding it. From the iconic Battlefield Park, where Union and Confederate troops clashed, to the haunting Bonaventure Cemetery, where fallen soldiers rest in eternal peace, each location holds a unique story waiting to be uncovered.

Unveiling Haunts and Folklore

Savannah is known for its ghostly tales and legends, and General Sherman's visit has left its mark on the city's haunted history. Join us as we delve into the chilling stories of the ghostly apparitions said to roam the historic district, including the infamous Mansion on Forsyth Park, rumored to be haunted by the spirits of Confederate soldiers.

Ghostly Encounters

Our knowledgeable guides will regale you with spine-tingling tales of paranormal encounters and mysterious happenings surrounding General Sherman's time in Savannah. From spectral sightings at the Olde Pink House, one of Savannah's oldest and most haunted buildings, to eerie occurrences at the Moon River Brewing Company, the possibilities for ghostly encounters are endless.

Folklore and Legends

Savannah is steeped in folklore and legends that have been passed down through generations. Experience the rich oral traditions of the South as we explore stories of hidden treasure, voodoo rituals, and wandering spirits. Learn about the haunted history of the Mercer-Williams House, made famous by the book and film adaptation of "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil."

Join Tokyo Biking Tours on an Unforgettable Journey

Tokyo Biking Tours is your gateway to a unique and immersive exploration of General Sherman's visit to Savannah. Our experienced guides, deeply knowledgeable in the history, haunts, and folklore of the city, will ensure an unforgettable journey through time. Don't miss this opportunity to discover the hidden stories and treasures of Savannah's past.

Book Your Tour Today

Embark on an adventure with Tokyo Biking Tours and immerse yourself in the captivating world of General Sherman's visit to Savannah. Book your tour today and get ready to uncover the secrets that lie within the city's fascinating history, haunts, and folklore. Let us be your guide as we navigate the storied streets, bringing the past to life.

Robert Lawson
🔥 Remarkable turn 🛣️ for General Sherman and the Civil War. Savannah's haunted past lingers 👻💀.
Nov 8, 2023