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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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"Hardtack and Hard Times": 19th Annual Siege at Fort Watauga this Weekend.

May 17th, 2013 7:00 am by Ned Jilton

If you are looking for some living history fun this weekend check out the 19th Annual Siege of Fort Watauga at the Sycamore Shoals State Historic area. There will be the roar of the muskets! The war whoops of the Cherokee! The taste of chocolate?

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"Hardtack and Hard Times": Back with news from the Tri-Cities Civil War Round Table

May 6th, 2013 2:17 pm by Ned Jilton

After a short absence Hardtack and Hard Times is up and running in its new HQ (aka the new website) and the telegraph lines are humming with news.

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"Hardtack and Hard Times":Rose Greenhow

May 3rd, 2013 12:26 am by Ned Jilton

Many blame the Union army loss at the Battle of First Manassas on Gen. Stonewall Jackson. If you really want to know who to blame, blame a woman.

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