Discover the rich military history of ballooning during the Civil War -- and an opportunity to save one of the celebrated sites associated with Thaddeus Lowe's ballooning operations. Learn more about the "Hallowed Air" at Gaines' Mill »
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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