From the Confederate States of America, Department of Henrico Collection; Virginia Historical Society Mss3C7604a. Reel 2, Frame 00257

Tredegar Iron Works
Richmond Nov. 3, 1863

Genl Jno H. Winder
Officer Commanding Dept Henrico
Castle Thunder

Dear Sir

William Mullowney a Boiler Maker heretofore engaged in these works, is we learn now confined in Castle Thunder.

We would be pleased if he could be returned to his employment if not inconsistent with the public interests.

Very Respy
J. R. Anderson

[below, in different hand: "Go to the enemy."]