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.
Sunday May 1, 18641
Beautiful day. Wrote to my Wife and also to my sister Malvina. Got a letter from my Brother Augustin and my stamps from Washington! Wrote to my Brother C.A.B.
- “1864 Diary of Private Octave Bruso, 50th NY Engineers, Company E” edited by Tom Bauerle, Buffalo, NY, 2010. ↩