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