Cornelia H., age 25, North Carolina

Finished the last one of Pinck’s shirts which makes three. Cut out one for Mr. Henry as he will need one or more if he goes to the salt works. Began him another pair of socks which I must finish by next Tuesday. Willie fretful.

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