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

Jarrow, Gail. (Author).

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Ohio Twp PL - Bell Road Library J 973.7 JAR (Text) 39206020429906 J Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781590787199 (lib. bdg.)
  • ISBN: 1590787196 (lib. bdg.)
  • Physical Description: 109 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: Honesdale, Pa. : Calkins Creek, c2010.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 97-103) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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, etc.: 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.
Subject: Lowe, T. S. C. (Thaddeus Sobieski Coulincourt), 1832-1913 > Juvenile literature.
Lowe, T. S. C. (Thaddeus Sobieski Coulincourt), 1832-1913.
Lowe, T. S. C. (Thaddeus Sobieski Coulincourt), 1832-1913.
Aeronautics, Military > United States > History > 19th century > Juvenile literature.
Ballooning > United States > History > 19th century > Juvenile literature.
Aeronautics, Military > History.
Ballooning > History.
Military aeronautics > United States > History.
Balloons > History.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Balloons > Juvenile literature.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Aerial operations > Juvenile literature.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Balloons.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Aerial operations.
United States > History > 1861-1865, Civil War.

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