Myron J. “Jack” Smith, Jr., director of Tusculum College’s Thomas J. Garland Library, is a prolific author, especially of detailed works on the Civil War and other aspects of American history.
Believe it or not, Smith has just completed his 80th book. His first was published in 1972.
His latest book is entitled, “Tinclads in the Civil War — Union Light-Draught Gunboat Operations on Western Waters, 1862-1865.”