Civil War

Discover Civil War History on a River Cruise


Travel through the history of the Civil War on an American Queen Steamboat Company cruise. Our Civil War themed cruises take you on an amazing journey through "the havoc of war and the battle's confusion" where historic skirmishes pitted brother against brother in a nation once divided. You will have the opportunity to delve into the tactics, both military and political, that shaped the events of the American Civil War. Learn of the Mississippi River’s strategic value as both a transportation and communication route and explore the state of the country as it was in 1866 and how it still affects us today. Watch tribute artists bring key figures to life and listen to distinguished Civil War historians offer enlightening lectures on a multitude of Civil War topics. Join us for a thought-provoking journey designed to broaden your knowledge and provide insight surrounding the times and the causes that precipitated the conflict. Each Civil War voyage pays tribute to our American history in reminding us all of the fallen soldiers who gave their lives in a war that changed our nation. Your heart will be touched and your knowledge enriched as you capture the poignancy of it all.

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(7) Civil War Cruises Available

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Oct 27 - Nov 04

Memphis to Chattanooga

Civil War

THE ENDURING LEGACY OF THE CIVIL WAR - The Mississippi River and its tributaries was of great strategic value as both a transportation and communication route during the Civil War. Experience authentic Southern culture as you journey through living...

Duration
9 Days
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$2,299
Nov 03 - Nov 11

Chattanooga to Memphis

Civil War

THE ENDURING LEGACY OF THE CIVIL WAR - The Mississippi River and its tributaries was of great strategic value as both a transportation and communication route during the Civil War. Experience authentic Southern culture as you journey through living...

Duration
9 Days
Fares from
$2,299
Mar 15 - Mar 23

Memphis to New Orleans

Civil War

Civil War  Join us for a thought-provoking journey designed to provide insight surrounding the times and the events that precipitated this epic conflict. Each Civil War voyage pays tribute to American history by remembering the soldiers who...

Duration
9 Days
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$2,199
Apr 05 - Apr 13

Memphis to Clarksville (Nashville)

Civil War

Civil War The rivers of the South were of great strategic value as both a transportation and communication route during the Civil War. Experience authentic Southern culture as you journey through living history and explore the legacy of the Civil...

Duration
9 Days
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$2,399
Oct 25 - Nov 01

Memphis to Chattanooga 8-Day Sailing

Civil War

The rivers of the South were of great strategic value as both a transportation and communication route during the Civil War. Experience authentic Southern culture as you journey through living history and explore the legacy of the Civil War both...

Duration
8 Days
Fares from
$2,299
Nov 01 - Nov 08

Chattanooga to Memphis 8-Day Sailing

Civil War

The rivers of the South were of great strategic value as both a transportation and communication route during the Civil War. Experience authentic Southern culture as you journey through living history and explore the legacy of the Civil War both...

Duration
8 Days
Fares from
$2,299
Nov 15 - Nov 23

Memphis to New Orleans

Civil War

JEWELS OF THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI - Explore the land of bawdy blues and Southern belles. This journey showcases the diversity and drama of the Lower Mississippi River. From Memphis to New Orleans, the river rolls slowly and expansively, smooth as a...

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9 Days
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$2,499
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