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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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