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.
Wednesday March 23, 18641
Pleasent + windy. A great deal of snow on the ground. No drill. Wrote to __ Bruso (Editor: unclear) . On guard in camp !Wrote to my wife! Recieved a letter from my wife, one from Sine (Editor: Line?) and one from H. Ripley.
- “1864 Diary of Private Octave Bruso, 50th NY Engineers, Company E” edited by Tom Bauerle, Buffalo, NY, 2010. ↩