Octave Bruso Diary: May 14, 1864



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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.

Saturday May 14, 18641

Cloudy + Rainy. Building Road + Bridges. Got marching orders and left for the extreme front.


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


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