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NH 2079 Balloon Reconnaissance, November 1861, near Budd's Ferry below Mount Vernon.

Balloon Reconnaissance, November 1861, near Budd's Ferry below Mount Vernon.
Title: Balloon Reconnaissance, November 1861, near Budd's Ferry below Mount Vernon.
Caption: Balloon Reconnaissance after Launch from the USS GEORGE WASHINGTON PARKE CUSTIS, Civil War Naval Aircraft Carrier, a Balloon ascends over the Potomac River, making reconnaissance of blockade, November 1861, near Budd's Ferry below Mount Vernon. Drawing in Lowe Collection at National Archives.
Description: Drawing in Lowe Collection at National Archives.
Catalog #: NH 2079
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
Original Creator:
After this Year: 1860
Before this Year: 1869
Original Medium: BW Photos, Drawing
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