Octave Bruso Diary: May 7, 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 7, 18641

Very warm. Relieve from the Pits in the morning. Soon after we left a heavy charge was made. Got marching orders at night and Parked at Chancellorsville. Took the road to Hanover Junction. Heavy fighting in front.

Source:

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

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