Robert Sell’s new book “My Name Is Jacob” is a riveting account about his great-grandfather’s life in the army and behind bars

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Recent release “My Name Is Jacob” from Page Publishing author, Robert Sell, shares the challenging battles of Jacob Sell in and out of warzones and as well as his life in incarceration.

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Robert Sell, an eighty-four-year-old retired millwright, has completed his new book “My Name Is Jacob”: a gripping and potent retelling in the life of a man and the hardships brought by the wars, captivity, imprisonment, and defeats.

“My Name is Jacob” is the story of Robert’s great-grandfather Jacob Sell, born in 1836, the son of German immigrants, and raised on a farm in Indiana. He enlisted in the army at age twenty-four.

He was assigned to Company F, Forty-Sixth Indiana Volunteer Infantry Regiment and sent to battle in Mississippi River area. After three and a half years of battle, he and a group of his unit were captured in the Battle of Sabine Crossroads on the Texas-Louisiana border.

They were taken to Andersonville Prison, where they spent the next year until war’s end. He lived with the effects of imprisonment for the rest of his life.

Published by Page Publishing, Robert Sell’s brilliant tale holds a memoir of his great-grandfather. Jacob Sell has had a tough life until the end, but his journey is absolutely worth telling.

Readers who wish to experience this fascinating work can purchase “My Name Is Jacob” at bookstores everywhere or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or media inquiries, contact Page Publishing at 866-315-2708.

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