14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Eventide at Gettysburg Battlefield

A beam of light shines through the clouds, illuminating the Gettysburg Battlefield at Cemetery Ridge, a focal point in both the Battle, and in the American Civil War. One could view the clouds as a symbol of the tragedy of the War, and the light as a symbol of hope.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Camera: iPhone 6
Copyright: © Rick Becker