Cornelia H., age 24, North Carolina

Mail came this morning, no letters for me. I reckon Lou has forgotten me. John that took the flour to Henderson, came this evening & Mr. Henry at night. Warm today in the middle of day. Sewing machine doing finely.

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