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TICKETS ON SALE FOR GENERALS BREAKFAST
SAVANNAH, TENN. – The Hardin County Convention and Visitors Bureau is pleased to announce that they will again host The Generals Breakfast at Cherry Mansion.
The event will be held on Saturday, April 1, beginning at 9 a.m., on the lawn of the historic home in Savannah.
Cherry Mansion came of note during the Civil War when General Ulysses S. Grant made his headquarters at the home during the Battle of Shiloh.
Tickets for the event are $12 each and include a continental breakfast, a program by the attending Generals, and a tour of Cherry Mansion. Tours are for breakfast ticket holders only and are immediately following the breakfast performance.
“This year we have invited Confederate General P.G.T. Beauregard, and of course, General US Grant, portrayed by Dr. Curt Fields. Visitors will also have the opportunity to tour the mansion and hear the history inside and out,” said Tourism Director Beth Pippin.
Pippin added that this event has grown each year over the last four years and there is only a limited number of tickets available.
This event is one of many being held during the 155th anniversary of the Battle of Shiloh. The day continues by offering a visit to the Tennessee River Museum in downtown Savannah, and then you are encouraged to follow in Grant’s footsteps taking the trip across the river to Shiloh National Military Park. The Battle Anniversary Commemoration will take place throught out the week with living history groups and real time hikes at the historic National Park, and a Flames of Remebrance Illumination on April 8..... and in addition this year: The Atlanta Campaign reeactment group will host a Commemoration nearby April 6-9.
Tickets for The Generals Breakfast are available now by calling the Tennessee River Museum at 731.925.8181 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information on the Battle of Shiloh visit www.tourhardincounty.org or www.nps.gov/shil
495 Main Street
Savannah, TN 38372