Cornelia H., age 26, North Carolina

Finished Jinnie’s dress & began that man Sutton a shirt. Will finish it tomorrow. Willie is very cross. I don’t know whether he is sick or spoiled. At any rate he makes good use of his lungs.  *(Fear in North Carolina: The Civil War Journals and Letters of the Henry Family, Eds. Karen L. Clinard and Richard Russell, used with permission.)