Friday 12th [August 1864]
Mr. Henry married Mrs. Fanning & old Boyd last night. I would not have thought of it. He has been trying to get her some time. I fixed one of my old homespun dresses for Fannie today & cut Rose an apron of part of it. Matt made the apron. I cut me a body of celecia this evening, low necked. I intend putting tattin around the neck. Mr. Henry went to town today & staid all day. No news.
Source: Diary of Cornelia Henry in Fear in North Carolina: The Civil War Journal and Letters of the Henry Family. Clinard, Karen L. and Russell, Richard, eds. (Asheville, NC: Reminiscing Books, 2008).