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

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.

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Jarrow, Gail.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Honesdale, Pa. : Calkins Creek, c2010.
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504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. 97-103) and index. 
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