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Gettysburg National Military Park

Seminary Ridge

Seminary Ridge, looking east

Image 1: Seminary Ridge, looking east. A view from the northern edge of Seminary Ridge, looking east towards Cemetery Ridge and Cemetery Hill. Note the observation tower in the background. The tower was demolished on July 4, 2000.

Artillery in this area took part in the bombardment prior to Picket's Charge on the third day of the battle. This area of the battlefield was defended by men of Rodes' division on the third day of the battle.

Seminary Ridge, looking southeast

Image 2: Seminary Ridge, looking southeast. A view of the northern edge of Seminary Ridge, looking southeast. Little Round Top and Big Round Top are vaguely visible in the background. The woods on the left extend to just opposite the North Carolina monument.

These photographs were taken with a Nikon F-601 autofocus SLR, using a Nikkor 24mm - 50mm f2.8 wide angle zoom lens or with a Sigma 150mm - 300mm telephoto zoom lens. The image was captured on Kodak Gold 200 film.