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    • Hard Tack and Coffee

    • Or, The Unwritten Story of Army Life
    • By: John D. Billings
    • Narrated by: Edward Lewis
    • Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    Throughout history, from antiquity to the present, service in the armed forces of one's country has provided an almost endless source of material to entertain and even enlighten listeners. Military life has usually been a unique and peculiar experience for most civilians exposed to it. Originally published in 1888, Hard Tack and Coffee is the fascinating account of the everyday life of a footsoldier in the U.S. Army of 100 years ago.

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Hard Tack and Coffee

    • By: John D. Billings
    • Narrated by: Jim Roberts
    • Length: 12 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    First published more than 100 years ago, Hard Tack and Coffee is John Billings' absorbing account of the everyday life of a US Army soldier during the Civil War. It is written by a person who would know the material best, a genuine Civil War soldier.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hard Tack & Coffee

    • By Scherrie on 03-13-09

    Regular price: $37.80