Octave Bruso Diary: Week of November 20, 1864



in Octave Bruso

Note: This is one week’s worth of diary entries of Octave Bruso, who participated in the Siege of Petersburg as a member of the 50th New York Engineers.1

Note: PAGES MISSING FROM DIARY: November 20-25, 1864

Saturday November 26, 1864

Beautiful Day. Worked all day in Fort Stevenson. Capt Hine returned from Furlough.


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


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