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.
Tuesday April 19, 18641
Beautiful day. Sent my wife $10.00. 18903 (Editor: receipt number?) Out in charge of the squad getting out wood. Got my Papers from St. Louis-open by Lt. Pollard.
- “1864 Diary of Private Octave Bruso, 50th NY Engineers, Company E” edited by Tom Bauerle, Buffalo, NY, 2010. ↩