Siege of Yorktown

Balloon view

Black and white illustration from New York Illustrated News (May 17, 1862) a balloon view of the Rebel forts and camps at Yorktown.

Caption: A balloon view of the Rebel forts and camps at Yorktown, Va., sketched from Prof. Lowe's balloon, at an elevation of one thousand feet. By our special artist, A. Lumley.(See page 26 [for related story].)

Source: Illustration from New York Illustrated News, May 17, 1862, page 24-25.

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