Cornelia H., age 26, North Carolina


I began to turn Zona’s scoop today. Hemming the frills of brilliente, did not finish it. Mr. Henry & I went to the Murray fields in the evening. We took the yokes off the goats. Some of them are rather wild & hard to catch. There is three young kids & will soon be several others. Pinck was along with us. Mr. Henry went to Asheville this morning, got me steel for a hoop which I have to put together. He also got some shoes for Willie but they are too small. Mail came along this evening but nothing new.

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