Welcome to the Civil War Balloon Corps!

Our goal is simple: To share Civil War Aeronautics.


To preserve and share the history of Military Ballooning during the Civil War for both the Union and Confederate Armies through our living history display and by speaking at local Civil War Roundtables or other venues.

 Living Historians

Kevin Knapp

as Professor Thaddeus Lowe

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John DePerro

as Clovis Lowe

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Confederate Balloons

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Union Balloons

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Living History

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Sharing living and oral history

John Boyer

as Captain Cyrus Comstock

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