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The great thing about hardtack is it lasts indefinitely without any special storage methods. It's also a great source of energy in emergency situations.

How to Make Hardtack: A Cracker That Lasts for Years

The great thing about hardtack is it lasts indefinitely without any special storage methods. It's also a great source of energy in emergency situations. - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale!

Hard Tack :) Pioneer Lesson?

Hardtack

This is a VERY hard and long-keeping bread perfect as an side to hearty soups, chowders, and stews. Historically, it was part of soldiers rations. Currently, it is an ideal way to include carbohydrates on hikes or camping.

Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee & Traveller.  Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee & Traveller    Traveller was by far the most famous horse ridden during the Civil War.    Gen. Lee's saddle & horse tack is on display at the Museum of the Confederacy Richmond VA.

Confederate General Robert E. Lee & Traveller Traveller was by far the most famous horse ridden during the Civil War. Lee's saddle & horse tack is on display at the Museum of the Confederacy Richmond VA.

Top 15 Edible Lessons- one of the ideas tells how to make Civil War Hard Tack!

Top 15 Edible Lessons

Top 15 Edible Lessons- one of the ideas tells how to make Civil War Hard Tack! - Visit to grab an amazing super hero shirt now on sale!

This is a rare picture of General Robert E Lee with Traveler, looking tired, muddy & miserable with the weight of the Confederate world on his shoulders.

General Robert E. Lee and Traveller

This is a rare picture of General Robert E Lee with Traveler, looking tired, muddy & miserable with the weight of the Confederate world on his shoulders. Its unfortunate for him that he was on the wrong side of history. He was a fantastic general.

Something yummy for the bug out bag?  LOL!  Maybe not yummy but definitely good for travel.

Hardtack Recipe

Hardtack - This is an easy biscuit/cracker recipe that was eaten by the Puritans that came over on the Mayflower, and by the Union soldiers during the Civil War.  Great history/measurement/cooking lesson.    Ingredients  2 cups flour  2/3 cup water  6 pinches salt    400 degrees or 375 degrees for softer

Hardtack - This is an easy biscuit/cracker recipe that was eaten by the Union soldiers during the Civil War. Ingredients 2 cups flour cup water 6 pinches salt 400 degrees or 375 degrees for softer

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