J. H. Segars

J. H. (Hank) Segars has held a lifelong interest in the American South and the War Between the States. He is currently a freelance writer and his articles, columns, and features appear in newspapers and magazines in the Lake Oconee area. Hank and his wife, Marie, a retired elementary school teacher, live in Madison and are active members of Madison Baptist Church.

Segars earned an A.B. degree from West Georgia College and a M.Ed. from the University of Georgia. He is retired from the Georgia Department of Education in Atlanta and served six years with the Georgia National Guard. After retiring from the state of Georgia with 34 years of service, he worked as publisher of Southern Lion Books and as an associate editor with Smith Communications. Segars is also the author and editor of Civil War books published by L.S.U. Press, Mercer University Press, and Pelican Publishing Company; his writings have appeared in Georgia Backroads, The Civil War News, and other publications.

Segars earned an A.B. degree from West Georgia College and a M.Ed. from the University of Georgia. He is retired from the Georgia Department of Education in Atlanta and served six years with the Georgia National Guard. After retiring from the state of Georgia with 34 years of service, he worked as publisher of Southern Lion Books and as an associate editor with Smith Communications. Segars is also the author and editor of Civil War books published by L.S.U. Press, Mercer University Press, and Pelican Publishing Company; his writings have appeared in Georgia Backroads, The Civil War News, and other publications.

As a longtime member of the SCV, Segars is a charter member of the Major William E. Simmons Camp #96 in Lawrenceville and a Past Commander of the W. F. Jenkins Camp #690 in Eatonton. He is the founding president of the Northeast Georgia Civil War Round Table in Lawrenceville and program chairman for the Old School History Museum in Eatonton. His memberships have included the Atlanta Civil War Round Table and the University of Georgia and University of West Georgia Alumni Associations.

Contact Info:
Hank Segars
hsegars@ymail.com
770.355.0985 cell

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