His Name is Jacob Harris.


His Name is Jacob Harris, J.J. McFarland's first novel, was released in November and is available in Paperback and as an eBook. To order, go to the Order My Book link on the menu on the left).



This book not only speaks to the tragedy of this great war – it speaks to the heartbreak of loss on both sides and to the reality of history. It provided many lessons and introduced many great men on both sides of the conflict. Many of the Confederate officers, such as Robert E. Lee, were former Union officers and West Point graduates. Several, on both sides, fought together in the Mexican War. Today with the call of political leaders and protestors to tear down the statues of Confederate leaders and generals, many wonder where this will end and what the cost will be. This book was written to introduce the reader to elements of the war not often discussed in other books. There are surprises in its pages that might well challenge current thinking on the war between the states and the brave men who fought it.