A replica of the Civil War era gas balloons. They originally used hydrogen gas; this one uses helium. The balloons were used as observation platforms to spot Confederate positions and movements and guide Union artillery. They were tethered to land and could reach heights of 1500-2000 feet.
January 20th, 2013
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