Anita W., age unknown, Virginia


We went to Church and heard a good Sermon from Father Mc on marriage, in the Afternoon we went to Mrs. Nelson’s. We were surprised to see poor old Mrs. Grenhow so very lone–we remained there until after Tea.  *(Diary of Anita Dwyer Withers, 1860-1865: Electronic Edition. This work is the property of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. It may be used freely by individuals for research, teaching and personal use as long as this statement of availability is included in the text.)