Cornelia H., age 26, North Carolina

I finished Zona’s drawers & began a pair pantletts for myself. Did not sew a great deal as I helped about dinner & I read a greater portion of the afternoon, a novel “Confession of a Pretty Woman.” It was very interesting. The wheat is badly damaged with spot. The Dixon is almost a failure. Mr. Henry thinks the Clingman wheat will do tollerable well. I am very sorry it is so injured for Mr. Henry has such a large crop in.

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