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.
Thursday, February 25, 18641
Unpleasant day. Took Tea at Mrs. Graham’s. and went up to Mary’s + spent the evening. Left for Maine at 10:25 P.M. On my way back to the Army!
- “1864 Diary of Private Octave Bruso, 50th NY Engineers, Company E” edited by Tom Bauerle, Buffalo, NY, 2010. ↩