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 March 19, 18641
Beautiful day. Wrote to my wife. Butter + onions 65. Got 3 pairs of socks + a paper from my wife
- “1864 Diary of Private Octave Bruso, 50th NY Engineers, Company E” edited by Tom Bauerle, Buffalo, NY, 2010. ↩