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

Authors: Jarrow, Gail.
Call number: j973.741 JAR
Publisher: Honesdale, Pa. : Calkins Creek, c2010.
Publication date: c2010.
Subject: Aeronautics, Military -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
Ballooning -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
Lowe, T. S. C. (Thaddeus Sobieski Coulincourt), 1832-1913 -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Balloons -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Aerial operations -- Juvenile literature.
Title: Lincoln's flying spies : Thaddeus Lowe and the Civil War balloon corps / Gail Jarrow.
Additional title: Thaddeus Lowe and the Civil War balloon corps
Physical description: 109 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.
Summary note: 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.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 97-103) and index.
ISBN: 9781590787199 (lib. bdg.)
1590787196 (lib. bdg.)
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1268685
Bib No.: 1268685

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