E. S. Gaillard Compiled Service Record, M331, National Archives
ADJUTANT & INSPECTOR GENERAL’S OFFICE,
RICHMOND, Oct. 30th, 1862.
II. Surgeon and Assistant Surgeons in Charge of Military Hospitals, or of Sick and Wounded Officers and Soldiers in Private Hospitals and houses, upon the death of either an Officer or Soldier, will forthwith make out and forward directly to the Second Auditor of the Treasury of the Confederate States, a Certificate, stating, in the case of a Commissioned Officer, his rank and command to which he belonged; in the case of a Non-commissioned Officers and Privates, the Company and Regiment to which they belonged; and in all cases, when, where, and from what cause they died. Should the deceased leave any effect or money, a statement setting forth a list of the effects, the amount of the money, and in whose hands the same will remain until legally called for, will accompany said Certificate.
(Signed.) S. COOPER
Adj’t & Insp’r. Gen.
MEDICAL DIRECTOR’S OFFICE, 213 MAIN ST.
RICHMOND, Nov. 7th, 1862.
You will take immediate steps for having the provisions of the above Extract from “General Orders, No. 80,” Adjutant and Inspector General’s Office, observed.
Your Ob’dt. Serv’t.
E. S. GAILLARD,