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Octave Bruso Diary: March 29, 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.

Tuesday March 29, 18641

Cloudy, chilly and rainy all day. Cop’l of the Guard in Camp. Wrote to my Wife. Wrote to the P.M. (Editor: postmaster) at Washington for stamps.


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