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The Civil War: Battlefield Technology

Military balloon near Gaines Mill, Virginia,1862 (Library of Congress)

Military balloon near Gaines Mill, Virginia,1862 (Library of Congress)

Washington, DC
Saturday, January 19, 2013

Historians and professors discuss developments in weaponry and tactics that played an instrumental role in the fighting between Union and Confederate forces. This event was part of a symposium on Technology and the Civil War hosted by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.

Updated: Monday, January 21, 2013 at 10:45am (ET)

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