Cornelia H., age 26, North Carolina

Jinnie & I cleaned upstairs today. Moved another bed in Harrie’s room. Dora & others will be here soon. R. Boyd has made a large fruit box. Jim is still drying fruit. His foot not well yet. He has a nice chance dried & beautiful fruit. I stay by myself at night, only Fannie or Atheline sleeps on the floor.  *(Fear in North Carolina: The Civil War Journals and Letters of the Henry Family, Eds. Karen L. Clinard and Richard Russell, used with permission.)