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12/16/12 — Re-enactors honor history's fallen soldiers, pass down memories

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Re-enactors honor history's fallen soldiers, pass down memories

By Kenneth Fine
Published in News on December 16, 2012 1:50 AM

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News-Argus/BOBBY WILLIAMS

Re-enactors, father and son Tom and Matt Flood, play their fifes Saturday.

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News-Argus/BOBBY WILLIAMS

Robert Bernheisel, of Kansas, prepares to march into battle with Union troops during the Battle of the Goldsborough Bridge re-enactment, to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War battle.

Tom Flood crunches down on a piece of hardtack and, after a few seconds of chewing, manages to swallow it. The cracker-like snack was a staple, he said, for the soldiers who fought in battles like the one he...

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