Cornelia H., age 25, North Carolina

Charlie ploughed down one side of the walk. Atheline & I worked in the yard all day turfing around the piazza. E. Night & Guy began to put up the hen house yesterday. I was very tired at night. Pleasant & fair.

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