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Civil War Ballooning: Topics in Chronicling America

Search Strategies & Selected Articles

The links below provide access to a sampling of articles from historic newspapers that can be found in Chronicling America. You can further explore the topic of "Civil War Ballooning" using the following search strategies:

  • Use the following terms in combination, proximity, or as a phrase:
    Balloon Corps, Ballooning, LaMountain, Professor Lowe.
  • It is important to use a specific date range if looking for articles for a particular event in order to narrow your results.
  • Be prepared to distinguish between the many articles that discuss the other ballooning trips, especially for scientific research.

Selected Articles from Chronicling America