Diary, 1861-1865.

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Cochran, Mary Catherine Noland. Diary, 1861-1865.

Diary, 1861-1865.

In her diary, 1861-1865, Mary Cochran discusses her experiences and views during the Civil War. Topics discussed include Union occupation, attitudes about African-Americans, Virginian attitudes about the war, medicine, first and second hand accounts of battles in Virginina and information and her feelings about various Civil War figures. John Mosby is mentioned throughout.

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