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LTA, BALLOONS, USA, CIVIL WAR,  (THADDEUS S.C.), BATTLE OF FAIR OAKS (1862), | by public.resource.org
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LTA, BALLOONS, USA, CIVIL WAR, (THADDEUS S.C.), BATTLE OF FAIR OAKS (1862),

SI Neg. 2003-25384. Date: na...Long view of Professor Thaddeus S. C. Lowe and crew transferring gas from his balloon "Constitution" (seen partially inflated on the ground) to his balloon "Intrepid" in order to make a reconnaissance ascension near Vienna, Virginia, sometime during the Battle of Fair Oaks, May 31 to June 1, 1862...Credit: attributed to Matthew Brady (Smithsonian Institution)

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Taken on November 6, 2004