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U.S. Civil War Aeronautics (1861-1865): A Resource Guide

Newspaper and Journal Articles

Historical Digital U.S. Newspapers

You can search historic U.S. newspapers through the Library's Chronicling America database using keywords such as "Thaddeus Lowe," “Professor Lowe,” and “Balloon Crops.” Searches can be refined by date (e.g. 1861-1865), as well as state and publication name. For highlights check out the guide Civil War Ballooning: Topics in Chronicling America.

Journal Articles