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, March 3, 18641
Pleasent day. Left Alexandria at 8 A.M. for the front. Arrived at Rappahannock Station at 12 A.M. Marched to Hazel Run in two and a half hours. Butter 50 cts.
- “1864 Diary of Private Octave Bruso, 50th NY Engineers, Company E” edited by Tom Bauerle, Buffalo, NY, 2010. ↩