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Mary Catherine Noland Cochran Diary
The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA
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[Identification of item], Mary Catherine Noland Cochran Diary, 1861-1865, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.
Mary Catherine Noland Cochran of Middleburg (Va.) was the wife of Dr. William Baily Cochran who practiced medicine in Middleburg and Richmond during the U.S. Civil War. 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. Card file in repository
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