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
Published: Honesdale, Pa. : Calkins Creek, c2010.
Table of 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.