Cornelia H., age 25, North Carolina

Mail came, nothing of interest in the papers. Mrs. Common went to Asheville. Cloudy with a little rain. I made a bed tick in an hour & a half on the machine and cut out my gingham bonnett after dinner, nearly made it.

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