Cornelia H., age 26, North Carolina

Finished both pair pants today & cut them a coat each but did not sew any on the coats. Mr. Henry came home tonight. I was so glad to see him for I did not look for him at all. They don’t know when they will march but in a day or two certain.

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