Hot Air Balloons and the Civil War
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The Union Army could obtain things that the rebels couldn't because of their economy
Hot Air Balloons have been around for a good amount of time.
Hot Air Balloons were invented in the 1700's and they weren't new to the public during the war.
The balloons were also used by the Union for scouting purposes.
The balloons gave the Union an advantage by being able to see where the CSA Army was
This advantage could've been the deciding factor in some the battles.
Hot Air Balloons have been used in the past for military observations, starting in the 1790's.
This definitely heled our nation!
If the Union didn't have an advantage, the CSA could've won some of the battles possibly changing the outcome of the war. Thus leaving slavery legal.
The Hot Air Balloons allowed the Union to devise battle plans because they could see where the rebels were positioned.
The United States Army had thought of using Hot Air Balloons during the Seminole Wars and the Mexican War.
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