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Author Jarrow, Gail.
Title Lincoln's flying spies : Thaddeus Lowe and the Civil War balloon corps / Gail Jarrow.
Pub Info Honesdale, Pa. : Calkins Creek, c2010.
Rating
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Falmouth-Children's Room  J 973.7 Jar     AVAILABLE
 West Tisbury-Juvenile  J 973.7 JAR     AVAILABLE
Descript 109 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.
Audience 1060L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 7.8 3 3 138139
Summary 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.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 97-103) and index.
Contents 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.
Subject Lowe, T. S. C. (Thaddeus Sobieski Coulincourt), 1832-1913 -- Juvenile literature.
Aeronautics, Military -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
Ballooning -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
Aeronautics, Military -- History.
Ballooning -- History.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Balloons -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Aerial operations -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9781590787199 (lib. bdg.)
1590787196 (lib. bdg.)
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