Civil War Tour from Nashville with Lotz House, Carter House, Carnton Admission

7 hours (Approx.)
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Get an inside look at the bloodiest hours of the American Civil War on this tour from Nashville to Franklin, the site of the famous Battle of Franklin in 1864. Learn from your knowledgeable guide about the war’s dark history as you visit the Carter House and Lotz House, which still bear bullet holes and blood stains. You’ll also tour the Carnton and learn about its role during and after the war, when it became the country's largest private Confederate cemetery.


  • All entrance fees included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Step back in time on a history tour



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Average 4.58 out of 5 stars based on 73 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor.

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LINDA L, Nov 2019 Verified
Loved the tours, the guides were so informative and I felt I didn't miss anything as they described the stories in such detail! So tragic but interesting.
Tammy H, Aug 2019 Verified

Everything was wonderful. The drivers for all of the gray line tours were friendly and very helpful.

john H, Jul 2019 Verified
I was impressed with all of our guide's knowledge of the era, and the area. This is a great tour for Civil War buffs.
john H, Jul 2019 Verified

I was impressed with all of our guide's knowledge of the era, and the area. This is a great tour for Civil War buffs.

lockster10, May 2019 Verified

We had such a wonderful time on this tour! The lady (I'm sorry - can't remember her name) was a fascinating tour guide and so knowledgeable. Franklin has such an interesting military history. Would highly recommend this!

Sonja I, Apr 2019 Verified

The tour was outstanding! I loved every minute. Every single person was so knowledgeable about civil war events and history. Our bus driver was so great! He knew all the history and answered questions about Tennessee. He even dropped me off where I was meeting me my friends.
The farm tours were so informative and intriguing

mrslinares, Nov 2018 Verified

My husband and I loved the tour, ALL of the tour guides were VERY knowledgeable and showed GREAT passion!!

Sharron W, Oct 2018 Verified

Full day tour packed with information. Saw three homes, learned about the families and their role in the Battle of Franklin history. Saw the cemetery at the Battlefield Park. Very moving. Terry was out driver. Knowledgeable about the battle and the area. Would take this tour again. Worth the price.

Dawn E. N, Sep 2018 Verified

The Battle of Franklin is probably the best kept secret of the Civil War as most have not heard of it 's significance. The tour was extremely educational offering gruesome accounts of what took place on those hallowed fields and in the homes as 2 powerful American armies faced off to determine the fate of our nation. The tour guides were very knowledgeable and presented the stories of the soldiers and the non-militants who endured the carnage and then offered aid to all with gravity and humor. We have and will continue to recommend the tour. It is fabulous.

Tricia D, Aug 2018 Verified

All three houses and the family stories attached were amazing ... but the Carter House is amazing! The history is amazing!

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Product code: COOL-3131CIVILWAR

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