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Octave Bruso Diary: May 13, 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.

Friday May 13, 18641

Cloudy + Rainy. Got marching orders at 1 P.M. + struck tents. Camped near the Nye River. Heavy rain during the march.


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