Mr. Henry has had some wheat cut, it is not much account. Pleasant this morning. We intended to spend the day with Till Morris today but Willie was sick last night & is not well this morning. I want to go after dinner if Mr. Henry is willing & take all the children. Mr. Henry is laying down in side room but not asleep. Dinner will soon be on so I must stop & make Willie some panada. I am upstairs writing in room over mine. We did not go to see Till. Mr. Henry slept nearly all the evening & I went to Mrs. Fanning’s in the evening. Did not stay long. I took Zona & Pinck. There was company there. Mrs. Fanning was not at home. Mr. Henry took a long walk. I did not go for I did not feel well. I read. It was dark when he came back.
*(Fear in North Carolina: The Civil War Journals and Letters of the Henry Family, Eds. Karen L. Clinard and Richard Russell, used with permission.)