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Lincoln's flying spies : Thaddeus Lowe and the Civil War balloon corps / Gail Jarrow.

By: Jarrow, Gail.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Honesdale, Pa. : Calkins Creek, c2010Description: 109 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781590787199 (lib. bdg.); 1590787196 (lib. bdg.).Subject(s): United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Balloons -- Juvenile literature | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Aerial operations -- Juvenile literature | Lowe, T. S. C. (Thaddeus Sobieski Coulincourt), 1832-1913 -- Juvenile literature | Aeronautics, Military -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature | Ballooning -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Balloons | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Aerial operations | Lowe, T. S. C. (Thaddeus Sobieski Coulincourt), 1832-1913 | Aeronautics, Military -- History | Ballooning -- History | United States -- History -- 1861-1865, Civil War | Lowe, T. S. C. (Thaddeus Sobieski Coulincourt), 1832-1913 | Military aeronautics -- United States -- History | Balloons -- HistoryDDC classification: 973.7/41 | 973.7
Contents:
Eye in the sky -- Following the clouds -- Aeronaut over Washington -- Balloon Corps is born -- "The most shot-at man in the war" -- Into battle -- Final conflict -- Grounded.
Summary: Describes the contributions made to the Union's efforts in the Civil War by Thaddeus Lowe and a corps of hot air balloonists who helped spy on the Confederate army, despite becoming targets in the war themselves.
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Describes the contributions made to the Union's efforts in the Civil War by Thaddeus Lowe and a corps of hot air balloonists who helped spy on the Confederate army, despite becoming targets in the war themselves.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 97-103) and index.

Eye in the sky -- Following the clouds -- Aeronaut over Washington -- Balloon Corps is born -- "The most shot-at man in the war" -- Into battle -- Final conflict -- Grounded.

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