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Octave Bruso Diary: May 8, 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.

Sunday May 8, 18641

Very warm + gusty. Marching to Hanover Junction. Heavy firing in our front. Had to stop on account of it.


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