We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

R.C.M History Tours

Sharpsburg, MD 21782
+1 301-491-0002
Review Highlights
Complete Surprise

I say "complete surprise" as I have not only studied the Civil War as a child but my great uncle... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2017
Fantastic tour of Antietam by Bob!

In a word, fantastic! I've been to Antietam several times, but never really 'been' until Bob took... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2017
Shreveport, LA
Read all 45 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent100%
  • Very good0%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“his knowledge” (7 reviews)
“hour tour” (4 reviews)
Sharpsburg, MD 21782
Sharpsburg, MD 21782
+1 301-491-0002
Write a ReviewReviews (45)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 45 reviews

Reviewed 10 December 2017

I say "complete surprise" as I have not only studied the Civil War as a child but my great uncle carried a Yankee Minie ball in his leg courtesy of Antietam and of course I always wanted to know where his N.C. division was positioned...More

Thank vintage16
Reviewed 31 July 2017

In a word, fantastic! I've been to Antietam several times, but never really 'been' until Bob took us on a tour and shared his info and passion about the battle. I highly recommend Bob, especially let him know if you had a relative that fought...More

Thank tenaha
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

I highly recommend taking a tour with Bob when you visit the Antietam Battlefield and surrounding area. We traveled with 2 children and Bob customized the tour to our needs. He has so much knowledge to share and was very personable and easy to talk...More

Thank ErinDB2
Reviewed 22 July 2017

My husband enjoys history and battlefields, so my son and I started a Father's Day tradition of setting up a private tour each year. It is the ONLY way to tour battlefields! We spent 4 hours this Father's Day touring the Battle of Sharpsburg with...More

Reviewed 6 July 2017

We took the Antietam tour with Bob and could not be more pleased that we did. Bob is very knowledgeable about the history of the area and the battles or skirmishes that took place at Sharpsburg. We thoroughly enjoyed our time with Bob, learning the...More

3  Thank britgal60
Reviewed 22 June 2017

I visited Antietam on June 15, 2017 and had made arrangements with Bob Murphy to meet us for a battlefield tour. Bob was very knowledgeable and informative and shared his knowledge with us. We went to all the highpoints of the battle and left with...More

Thank Holly F
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Bob is a terrific tour guide. My husband and I both knew quite a lot about Civil War history, but Bob was able to make that information more meaningful for us. In particular, his understanding of all aspects of the history, plus his understanding of...More

Thank RoYa2
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Bob loves what he does, and it shows! We wanted a personalized tour that took us beyond the printed tour book guides and NPS brochure. My husband had read up on the battle and studied maps but needed someone to help him move from print...More

Thank Sharon R
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We had a dreary, rainy day to tour the battlefield, but that still didn't stop Bob from giving a magnificent tour of Antietam. He discussed not only what happened on the day of the battle, but explained about the town, before and after the battle....More

Thank miriamhcunningham
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Bob's Antietam tour was exactly what we needed for our family's first visit to the battlefield. We took a 4 hour tour, and I believe that was enough time to get a good overview of the events that transpired during the Maryland campaign, with the...More

Thank Keith A
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from R.C.M History Tours staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines