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