Author James L. Nelson To Speak

James L. Nelson, author of maritime historical novels including George Washington’s Secret Navy and Benedict Arnold’s Navy, will speak at Jackson Memorial Library at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 22.

Nelson is a dynamic and entertaining speaker who has spoken to hundreds of groups around the country and has been featured on the History Channel, Discovery Channel and C-Span’s Book TV. A former professional sailor, his writing covers a wide range of America’s maritime heritage from piracy in Colonial Virginia to the naval action of the Civil War.