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Octave Bruso Diary: April 16, 1864

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 April 16, 18641

Rained most all day. Wrote to my Wife and to Uncle Antoine. Sent my wife $10.00 (Editor: lined through) Got a letter from my Brother Augustin.


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