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 8, 18641
Very warm + gusty. Marching to Hanover Junction. Heavy firing in our front. Had to stop on account of it.
- “1864 Diary of Private Octave Bruso, 50th NY Engineers, Company E” edited by Tom Bauerle, Buffalo, NY, 2010. ↩