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.
Monday April 18, 18641
Beautiful day. Wrote to my wife. Came off from Guard at 9 A.M.. Went to Brandy Station and attended the Grand Review of the 6th Corps. Saw Gen’l Grant and many others.
- “1864 Diary of Private Octave Bruso, 50th NY Engineers, Company E” edited by Tom Bauerle, Buffalo, NY, 2010. ↩
- Library of Congress American Memory, Digital ID: cwpb 06941 ↩