Cornelia H., age 26, North Carolina

I finished my bonnett after dinner. I put some tattin on some sleeve loops this evening. I seamed three beds today. Bright & warm, the wind from South. All are well. Atheline has got so she can attend to Willie. Very weak yet.

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