RG 109, Ch. 6, Vol. 199.5, p. 15

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From the National Archives, RG 109, Ch. 9, Vol. 199, "Letters & Orders Issued, Confederate Military Prison, Jan. 1862 - Dec. 1863." p. 15

C. S. Military Prisons
August 28, 1862

no. 3

Genl. J. H. Winder
         Commanding

General-

Allow me to submit to you the following facts for consideration.

All the arms which I have here for use of Guard amount to fifteen muskets, whilst it requires forty to arm every man on guard. The guard coming here is entirely without any arms. I am in [hopes of] bringing this to your knowledge is sufficient to get an additional number of guns.

I am General, very respectfully
Your Obedt Servt.
H. Wirz
Capt. Comdg Prisons