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The Sergeant Presentation and Book Signing

Pasadena Museum of History 470 West Walnut Street, Pasadena, CA, United States

The Sergeant Presentation and Book SigningThe Sergeant Presentation and Book SigningTuesday, June 20 | 7:00 pmJoin Pulitzer and Polk Award-Winning Journalist Dean Calbreath as he discusses his new book “The Sergeant,” a biography of African-born Union Army sergeant Nicholas Said. Said traveled through Africa, the Middle East, Europe and the Caribbean – picking up nine languages and encountering kings, queens and emperors – before arriving in the United States on the eve of the Civil War. In the war, Sergeant Said served directly under Lieutenant Thomas Foulds Ellsworth, who moved to Pasadena after the war. Learn about Said’s epic (and largely unknown) life, and his and Ellsworth’s role on the frontlines.Presentation will begin at 7:00 pm; PMH Galleries will be open for viewing at 6:00 pm.Image: Book Cover - The Sergeant by Dean Calbreath.

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