Civil War Photo Contest
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- Feb 23, 2013
- East Texas
Since today is July 1 and of course the anniversary of the great battle, I thought it would be appropriate to look at the statuary and monuments on the Chambersburg Pike where it crosses McPherson's Ridge where it all began. Above are the statues depicting Brig. Gen. John Buford and Maj. Gen. John Reynolds photographed in April, 2018 during my marathon tour with @1863surgeon and his son Bradley.
Buford's easily lends itself to various viewpoints.
Here are a couple of earlier photos, the one above taken in 1994 and the one below taken another thirty years before that in July, 1961.
Below, an edited version of a Buford photograph taken on a dark, gloomy morning: