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 26, 18641
Pleasent + cool. Nothing done only (Editor: unclear) the usual exercise. Got a letter from my wife + from Johnnie. Got my chair from Pha. (Editor: Philadelphia) .
- “1864 Diary of Private Octave Bruso, 50th NY Engineers, Company E” edited by Tom Bauerle, Buffalo, NY, 2010. ↩