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UploadedOctober 15, 2012
TakenOctober 15, 2010
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D7000
Exposure1/25 sec at f/20
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length18 mm
ISO125
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Wilder Tower on the grounds of Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park - Ft. Oglethorpe, GA

17 responses

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) said (15 Oct 2012):

    NICE!

  • Davide Simone

    Davide Simone (Deleted) gave props (15 Oct 2012):

    Awesome !!!!!!!!!!!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (15 Oct 2012):

    Nice contrast of the white tower against the blue sky....

  • Cindy Griff

    Cindy Griff   said (15 Oct 2012):

    Beautiful Donald, love the black & white contrast in your composition!

  • Suzanne McGeady

    Suzanne McGeady said (15 Oct 2012):

    Now this is very interesting to me Don.....where did it get its name from? Love the gun placement in front of the high tower.

  • Steve Baker

    Steve Baker   gave props (16 Oct 2012):

    Marvelous composition, Don. Lovely shot!

  • Nancy Richard

    Nancy Richard gave props (16 Oct 2012):

    I'm with Steve on this one.....good composition!

  • Carl Kuntze

    Carl Kuntze gave props (16 Oct 2012):

    Elegant impression of history.

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins   gave props (16 Oct 2012):

    A favorite hangout of mine when i was a teenager. Nice composition of this cool place!

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda gave props (17 Oct 2012):

    Lovely scene, Don , well captured

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (17 Oct 2012):

    so well balanced--crisp and well defined colour scheme---my friend (a professional pro) just got a D7000 and raves about the quality...and your shot proves him right---enjoy the heck out of it

  • Judy and Wayne Wanamaker

    Judy and Wayne Wanamaker gave props (17 Oct 2012):

    What a great composition! Beautifully done!

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (17 Oct 2012):

    Excellent composition!

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight gave props (18 Oct 2012):

    Lovely photo of this hallowed ground.

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight said (18 Oct 2012):

    In answer to Suzanne's question above, Col. John Wilder was an obscure Union general when at the height of the Battle of Chickamauga he saved the Union Army from total destruction. The Union line had broken and was in full retreat when Gen. George H. Thomas made a stand here, at Snodgrass Hill. Col. Wilder's infantry brigade, holding the right flank of Thomas' line, was armed with Spencer repeating rifles, which were extremely rare and extremeley effective. (At the time, most of the infantry on both sides used single-shot, muzzle loading muskets.) Wilder opened up on the surging Confederates and crushed their left flank with a devastating fire. Today, Thomas gets the credit, but it was really thanks to Wilder, his men, and the Spencer repeating rifle that the Union Army avoided total destruction.

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (20 Oct 2012):

    agree with Elfri....

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (21 Oct 2012):

    I know this place! I have photographed it. It is so beautiful and peaceful there. Great pov!

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