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Octave Bruso Diary: April 9, 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.

Saturday April 9, 18641

Rainy day. Came off from Guard at 9 A.M.-Wrote to my wife. Heavy freshet (?) had to work all night in the water.


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