John W. Mallet Compiled Service Record, M331, National Archives

Confederate States of America\
War Department
Ordn Department
Richmond June 4 1863

Captain

So much injurious irregularity in the fabrication of ammunition of all sorts exists that it is deemed adviseable you should visit the Arsenals of Charleston, Augusta, Atlanta, Columbus & Selma once in each month if practicable in order to correct these irregularities.

Very respy
Your obt servt
J. Gorgas Col.
Chief of ordn

Captain J. W. Mallet
Supt. C. S. Laboratories
Macon Geo.

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