Discover the rich military history of ballooning during the Civil War through our collection of articles, photos and videos. — and learn about "Hallowed Air" at Gaines' Mill associated with Thaddeus Lowe's ballooning operations the Trust saved in 2011.
Civil War Ballooning Features
James L. Green describes the important and novel role that balloons played during the Civil War.
Join three experts on Civil War ballooning at the Gaines' Mill Battlefield.
See our extensive gallery of photos, documents and artifacts related to Civil War balloons.
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