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Octave Bruso Diary: April 4, 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.

Monday April 4, 18641

Pleasent in the morning until 10 o’clock. Left Welford’s Ford at 9 A.M. arrived at Rappahannock Station at 12 ½ . Got wet through. Rained all the rest of the day.


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