Cornelia H., age 26, North Carolina


Sewed on Hanes’ apron. Finished one. Was very sleepy after dinner but did not indulge in a nap. Mr. Henry went to Asheville after dinner, did not get back till dark. He brought a wounded soldier home in the buggy & three discharged soldiers. Joyce was wounded in thigh & foot. He walked on crutches.  *(Fear in North Carolina: The Civil War Journals and Letters of the Henry Family, Eds. Karen L. Clinard and Richard Russell, used with permission.)