The Moore County Historical Society will meet Sunday September 8, 2019, at 2:00 PM at the Masonic Lodge in Lynchburg. The speaker is Jack B. Carman who will speak on Plants used for Confederate Civil War Medicine. During the Civil War many medicines were not available from the north and roots and herbs had to be used by the Confederates.
Jack Carman is an expert on plants especially Tennessee Wild Flowers. He published an authoritative book called WILDFLOWERS OF TENNESSEE which has excellent photography and descriptions. Jack Carman was born in Mississippi and graduated from Mississippi State University with a degree in Aerospace engineering. He is retired from Arnold Engineering Development Engineering Center. He has had a long time interest in nature photography and wildflower identification. His photography has received numerous award and appeared on several calendars. His articles and images have been published in the TENNESSEE CONSERVATIONIST and TENNESSEE WILDLIFE magazines. His knowledge of Tennessee wildflowers is recognized by both peers and professionals . He has served as a leader for field trips and photo workshops for the Gatlinburg Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage at th Great Smoky Mountains Park. He also has presented wildflower programs at the Wildlife week event in Pigeon Forge. Hie is a regular vendor at the Nashville Lawn and Garden.He is also an avid Civil War Historian and is a member of Camp 72 Benjamin F. Cheatham Sons of Confederate veterans in Manchester.
The program is open to the public and all are welcome. Contact George Stone at email@example.com or by phone at 931-581-2621 or Betty Robertson at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 931-759-7763.