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Tours and Tickets by Civil War Tours of New Orleans
Revisit one of the most important chapters in New Orleans history on a Civil War walking tour. Stroll through the French Quarter while learning about the major role the city played in financing the war, life during the Union occupation, and how New Orleans escaped destruction, unlike many other southern cities. Hear stories of pivotal politicians and examine how the conflict reshaped the lives of slaves and black soldiers on this fact-filled look back to the 1860s.
Coming across official tours of Metairie Cemetery isn’t easy—the cemetery only a single company to operate within its walls, but a guided tour is the best way to learn about the cemetery’s rich history and famous inhabitants. Beginning with pickup from downtown New Orleans, head out to the cemetery to visit prominent grave sites and learn about the city’s fascinating Civil War history.