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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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"Hardtack and Hard Times": Independence on the Frontier this weekend, June 29-30, at Fort Watauga

June 26th, 2013 12:01 am by Ned Jilton

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area will host Independence on the Frontier this weekend at Fort Watauga in Elizabethton. This is a chance for you to be there and hear the reactions of the settlers as the Declaration of Independence is read.

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"Hardtack and Hard Times": Tickets for A Civil War Evening going on sale.

June 18th, 2013 7:13 pm by Ned Jilton

Fun Fest is just around the corner and tickets are going on sale at Fun Fest headquarters, June 21, for “A Civil War Evening” featuring music and more which will take place on July 15.

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"Hardtack and Hard Times": Confederate Decoration Day at Green Hill Cemetery

June 2nd, 2013 3:53 am by Ned Jilton

Hundreds of flags decorated Green Hill Cemetery in Elizabethton Saturday as the Sons of Confederate Veterans, Confederate Order of the Rose, Civil War reenactors and area residents gathered for Confederate Decoration Day.

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"Hardtack and Hard Times": Confederate Decoration Day in Tennessee

May 31st, 2013 1:00 am by Ned Jilton

Confederate Memorial Day is observed in some form in 14 states, including Pennsylvania. Known as Confederate Decoration Day in Tennessee and Confederate Hero Day in Texas it is a day set aside to honor those who died fighting for the Confederacy.

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"Hardtack and Hard Times": My Father's Flag

May 26th, 2013 11:00 am by Ned Jilton

I collect flags, some original, some reproductions, from different periods of our nation’s history. Among the flags of the Civil War, the American Revolution and WW II is one special flag that is the cornerstone of my collection. My father’s flag.

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