The War of the Aeronauts: A History of Ballooning During the Civil War
The Union Army Balloon Corps holds a significant place in the annals of Civil War and military history. From 1861 to 1863 the corps contributed invaluable surveillance and reconnaissance information to the Union Army's war effort during the Virginia campaign. It also accomplished such significant military feats as the initial air-to-ground communication by telegraph, the first use of the "aircraft carrier" for launch of the balloon, and the first artillery barrage directed by an aerial observer where gun batteries were unable to see their targets from the ground. This book traces the history of the intrepid airborne force, from its creation by pioneer balloonist Thaddeus Lowe to its unceremonious disbanding in 1863.
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Great book! A good read for anyone interested in early days of aeronautics. A good about perseverance and how bold new ideas develop over time. Read full review
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Count Zeppelin actually got his first airborne experience going up in one of these baloons here in America. Read full review
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"The War of the Aeronauts--A History of Ballooning in the Civil War," is based on the book by the same name by Charles Morgan Evans