Cornelia H., age 26, North Carolina

Mr. Henry a good deal better but not able to attend court. He has laid down nearly all day. Sent after Dr. Thrash this evening, he was not at home. I have quilted some today, got along slowly. Rolled this evening for the third & last time.

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