18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Paige's Battery at twilight - Gettysburg National Military Park, Gettysburg, PA USA

Paige's Battery represents the first day of the Battle of Gettysburg on July 1, 1863. This Confederate cannon battery repelled Union soldiers advancing across western Seminary Ridge onto the area of Oak Hill eventually pushing the Union forces into the town of Gettysburg on that first day.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D850
Copyright: © Noel Kline