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Diary of a Union Lady, 1861-1865by Daly, Maria Lydig and Hammond, Harold Earl and Berlin, Jean V.
Publisher: University of Nebraska Press
Issue: Summer 2000
Married to a New York City judge, Maria Daly traveled in the city's patrician and political circles. A Democrat, she reviled Lincoln and admired McClellan. Her diary, newly reprinted, presents a literate and often biting perspective on the War.