Spencer Fullerton Baird: Natural Born Naturalist

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This essay was adapted from a paper written for Professor Matthew Pinsker’s History 204 class in Spring 2010. Rebecca Solnit is a history major at Dickinson College.                                  
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From Carlisle to Andersonville: The Story of John Taylor Cuddy

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This essay was adapted from two pieces published on Their Own Words, Dickinson College. John Osborne is an Associate Professor of History at Dickinson College and the co-director of the House Divided project.
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The Myth of ‘Rivals’

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This essay was adapted from an op-ed published in the Los Angeles Times on November 18, 2008. Matthew Pinsker is an Associate Professor of History at Dickinson College and the co-director of the House Divided project.
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