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.
Monday March 7, 18641
Wrote to the Inquirer and sent $2.50. Wrote to Mr. Henry McKenney. Butter 50 cts. (roughly $7.00 in 2009)
- “1864 Diary of Private Octave Bruso, 50th NY Engineers, Company E” edited by Tom Bauerle, Buffalo, NY, 2010. ↩