The House Divided Project at Dickinson College is powered by contributions from students and staff who are creating a wide variety of multi-media resources to honor the Civil War's 150th anniversary (2011-15) and to help America's classrooms learn more about the long era of American sectional conflict, from 1840 to 1880. Matthew Pinsker, the Pohanka Chair for Civil War History, serves as Director.
This gripping biography from historians John Osborne and Christine Bombaro captures the story of an unlikely political hero who helped destroy American slavery. John A.J. Creswell of Maryland was a son of the slaveholding South who became one of the nation's leading wartime abolitionists. Published by the House Divided Project at Dickinson College.