Cornelia H., age 26, North Carolina

Mended some stockings for Mr. Henry & myself & mended Mr. Henry a pair flan pants. Spent the evening at Mrs. Fanning’s. Very warm & dry. Mr. Henry went over on Newfound today. Got some jeans & a coat to sell again.

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