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Civil War: A Historical Perspective

Oct. 30 – Nov. 7, 2021

Tour Operator: Go Next & American Queen Steamboat Company

Activity Level: Easy

To learn more, call Go Next at 1-888-918-8954

Your safety is our top priority! See American Queen Steamboat Company’s safety and health protocols.

Experience the vibrant colors of the Mississippi and Tennessee Rivers’ autumn landscapes. Board the newly launched American Countess and let Riverlorians bring to life the echoes of America’s past. While ashore, explore legendary streets filled with intrinsic southern charm.


  • Pre-cruise hotel stay in downtown Memphis
  • Shiloh National Military Park excursion
  • Educational presentation by Dr. Curt Fields, a General Ulysses S. Grant impressionist and educator
  • Visit riverside ports of New Madrid, Paducah, Savannah (TN) and Decatur

Program Itinerary is subject to change. See final brochure for complete details. 

Cost Details

Cruise rates vary by cabin category. Please see tour brochure for details.

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