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Federal Ballooning Operations at Gaines' Mill

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Military Ballooning in the Civil War
Federal Ballooning Operations at Gaines' Mill

Civil War ballooning experts Tom Crouch, Jim Green, and Mike Boehme, discuss the rich history of military ballooning at Gaines' Mill and the importance of saving one of the celebrated sites associated with Thaddeus Lowe's ballooning operations during the Civil War.

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