Cornelia H., age 25, North Carolina

I sewed some on Charlie’s shirts & cut out pants for the negro men. Mrs. Fanning got 4 3/4 lbs. of tack rolls on Monday. She has been spinning them. Cloudy, looks like rain. The hands been sowing wheat. George at the mill.

*(Fear in North Carolina: The Civil War Journals and Letters of the Henry Family, Eds. Karen L. Clinard and Richard Russell, used with permission.)