Cornelia H., age 25, North Carolina


 Sick all day with headache. Mr. Henry went to Asheville with waggon. John drove, took some meal & flour for volunteers. Came back at night. I knit a little on his sock, felt too bad to work much. Jinnie sick with headache all day. Killed three hogs yesterday, let Tom Hendrix have one small one. The sausage meat & lard will lay by till Monday. Had the Stines loom taken down today or rather Elijah Knight & Peter Guy took it down tonight. My head nearly well. Mr. Henry got me some cephalic pills today at Asheville.

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