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150 Year-Old Civil War Hardtack

150 Year-Old Civil War Hardtack

Former MNHS curator Matt Anderson shows a very old piece of food from the Minnesota Historical Society’s collection: an original piece of hardtack from the Civil War. It’s one of the more bizarre items in the collection, and an edible one that was made to last.

(Running time 2:06)

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1861-1865
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