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StoryMe Seniors: Interview with Paul Van Nest

August 9, 2016

Paul Van Nest tells Margi McKay about his passion for the American Civil War and its soldiers and leaders.

He describes how his wife's fatal suggestion for their first holiday together in 1966 led to fifty years of reading, conferences, and battlefield visits.

Paul Van Nest's Home Library

Listen to Paul Van Nest talk about how he came to be interested in the American Civil War.