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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing),
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Mallet, John William 1832- Chemist; born in Dublin, Ireland, Oct. 10, 1832; educated at Trinity College, Dublin; came to the United States in 1853; was an officer on the staff of Gen. Robert E. Rodes, in the Confederate army; had general charge of the ordnance laboratories of the Confederate government; was Professor of Chemistry in the medical department of the University of Louisiana in 1865-68; and then was called to the similar chair in the University of Virginia. He has contributed numerous papers to scientific transactions and journals.