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Reviewed October 17, 2018

My wife and I had a 6 hour tour of the Chicamauga battlefield with Rick. Extremely knowlegable about this very complex battle. Paints the story with both broad and narrow brushes. If you have an interest in really understanding this battle and the ground it...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed June 5, 2018

Really knowledgeable and personable tour, able to answer any question we had about the events and the battle. If you have an interest in Chickamauga take this tour!

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 7, 2018

Rick is an excellent tour guide and historian. He took myself and two family members on a 6 hour tour of Chickamauga Battlefield, and then the next day on a 4-5 hour tour of the Chattanooga siege. His knowledge is 2nd to none, and was...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

Rick was a fountain of useful information. He provided a clear precise interpretations of the battlefield and the soldiers who fought there on both side from their sides. My brother and uncle take similar trips each year and Rick by far has been the best...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed January 17, 2018 via mobile

On a cold January morning we met Richard Manion at the Chickamauga Battlefield Visitor Center to begin our scheduled appointment. He did an excellent job of setting the stage for our tour, utilizing some of the visitor center exhibits. The Battle of Chickamauga is tactically...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2017

We had a fantastic and informative tour with Richard. We had limited time so he was able to work around our schedule. He was the perfect balance of being interesting, but not overloading us with information. His knowledge was impression. I informed during our tour...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Carrie L
Reviewed October 25, 2017

What a wonderful day understanding the personalities, strategies, and meaning of the Civil War battles at Chickamauga. Rick Manion, a professor and experienced guide, makes it all so clear and meaningful. Highest recommendation. I have no doubt that you will really enjoy your tour with...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed May 21, 2017 via mobile

Rick is an extremely knowledgeable guide. There is no other way to experience the battles of Chickamauga and Chattanooga.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed April 5, 2017

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our tour of The Chattanooga Military Park with Civil War expert, Rick Manion (White Star Battlefield Tours) as our guide. Rick did a wonderful job of providing the necessary background information about the generals, politics, conditions, and topography to...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed November 4, 2016 via mobile

Had the pleasure of spending nearly six hours with Rick touring the Chickamauga battlefield and learning about the history of the Civil War in the area. He's an excellent educator and we would highly recommend him.

Date of experience: November 2016
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