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HARDTACK and HARD TIMES: Chickamauga & Chattanoga NMP Historian Speaking in Kingsport Monday.

December 6th, 2013 3:22 pm by Ned Jilton

Jim Ogden, the Chief Historian, Chickamauga & Chattanooga NMP. His program topic is "November 23, 1863 - Battles for Chattanooga

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HARDTACK and HARD TIMES: Colonial Harvest Celebration at Fort Watauga

November 14th, 2013 2:20 pm by Ned Jilton

If you are looking for something fun and historical to do this weekend, check-out the Colonial Harvest Home Celebration and Militia Muster at Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area in Elizabethton.

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"Hardtack and Hard Times": Civil War Historian Ed Bearss in Kingsport Monday.

November 7th, 2013 4:31 pm by Ned Jilton

You may remember him from the Ken Burn’s Civil War series on PBS. This Monday night you have the chance to hear Ed Bearss in person.

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Hardtack and Hard Times; Battle of Big Creek 150th Anniversary Reenactment this Weekend.

October 31st, 2013 2:24 am by Ned Jilton

In addition to event details read what the officers commanding the actual battle in 1863 had to say.

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"Hardtack and Hard Times": Permanent Civil War Exhibit Dedicated at Welcome Center in Bristol.

October 17th, 2013 5:23 pm by Ned Jilton

Permanent Civil War exhibits are opening in welcome centers across Tennessee.

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HARDTACK AND HARD TIMES: Marching in Step is not as Easy as it Looks.

October 13th, 2013 11:32 pm by Ned Jilton

I marched with the S.C.V color guard in the centennial celebration for the Elizabethton Veterans’ Monument. Two right feet and all.

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HARDTACK AND HARD TIMES: History Happenings in Blountville and Elizabethton Sept 21,22 and 25.

September 20th, 2013 12:29 am by Ned Jilton

From the American Revolution in Elizabethton to the Civil War in Blountville, this weekend has a history happening to your taste.

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"Hardtack and Hard Times": Battle of Blountville, the Writers Cut.

September 3rd, 2013 5:00 am by Ned Jilton

In movies you have the directors cut in which scenes cut from the original version are put back in. That's why I am calling this the writers cut of the Battle of Blountville story.

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Marching with the 19th: Wedding, cheating wife help disrupt South’s efforts

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July 11th, 2013 2:00 am by Ned Jilton

In the spring of 1863, Lt. Col. Arthur Fremantle of Her Majesty’s Coldstream Guards arrived in the South to visit the Confederate armies as a neutral observer and report the state of affairs back to England.

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"Hardtack and Hard Times": Who Do You Trust?

July 8th, 2013 2:30 pm by Ned Jilton

One of the difficulties encountered while doing research for the series “Marching with the 19th TN” is who do you trust when officers on the two sides can’t even agree on the number of dead or who drove who from the battlefield.

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