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Octave Bruso Diary: April 27, 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.

Wednesday April 27, 18641

Beautiful day. Wrote to my wife 2 letters and sent her two dollars in new currency. Wrote for stamps at Washington. Corp’l of the Camp Guard


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