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Octave Bruso Diary: February 24, 1864

Note: This is one of many diary entries of Octave Bruso, a member of the 50th New York Engineers who participated in the Petersburg Campaign.

Wednesday February 24, 18641

Cloudy. Went out to tea at Mrs. Inman’s up Main St. Wrote to Augustin. Paid Box  Rent up to July (Editor: unclear) 1st. 40. Went out to tea at Mrs. Inman’s.

(Editor: Augustin Brosseau was born in 1843 in Quebec.)


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