Octave Bruso Diary: April 12, 1864



in Octave Bruso

Note: This is one of many diary entries of Octave Bruso, who participated in the Petersburg Campaign as a member of the 50th New York Engineers.

Tuesday April 12, 18641

Beautiful day. Worked the the (Editor: two “the’s”) Hill Road. Got a letter and one paper from my wife.


  1. “1864 Diary of Private Octave Bruso, 50th NY Engineers, Company E” edited by Tom Bauerle, Buffalo, NY, 2010.


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