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15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Sunrise at Gettysburg: The First Day

I took this photograph at sunrise at the Gettysburg National Military Park in Pennsylvania. It was at the this spot on the first day of the battle that Union General John Buford’s two cavalry brigades held the ground until reinforcements arrived.

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Date Taken: 07.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Copyright: © Daniel Brown