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[Inclosure Numbers 3.]

HDQRS. DEPT. OF S. CAROLINA, GEORGIA, AND FLORIDA, Charleston, S. C., February 9, 1864.

Brigadier-General TALIAFERRO,

Commanding Seventh Mil. Dist., Royall's James, Island:

Suspend movement of Colquitt's brigade for the present. Only let two regiments go to Savannah.

By command of General Beauregard:

JNO. M. OTEY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

[Inclosure Numbers 4.]

HDQRS. DEPT. OF S. CAROLINA, GEORGIA, AND FLORIDA, February 12, 1864.

Brigadier General HENRY A. WISE,

Commanding Sixth Mil. Dist., Fripp's House, John's Island:

Enemy's force opposed to you represented by prisoners largely composed of recruits and drafted men. Can they not be ambuscaded successfully by selecting good position for that object, then ostentatiously falling back with main body until proper point, when turn and attack front and flank?

G. T. BEAUREGARD.

[Inclosure Numbers 5.]

HDQRS. DEPT. OF S. CAROLINA, GEORGIA, AND FLORIDA, Charleston, S. C., February 12, 1864.

Brigadier General R. S. RIPLEY,

Commanding First Military District, Mount Pleasant:

Commanding general wants a good, strong regiment of infantry from your command sent via James Island and Fort Pemberton to support of General Wise, Fripp's house. Cannot you send Keitt's regiment (four days' rations), to move at night?

THOMAS JORDAN,

Chief of Staff.

[Inclosure Numbers 6.]

HDQRS. DEPT. OF S. CAROLINA, GEORGIA, AND FLORIDA, Charleston, S. C., February 12, 1864.

Brigadier General W. B. TALIAFERRO,

Commanding Seventh Military District:

Send one of Hagood's regiments to Fripp's house, John's Island, via Fort Pemberton, as soon as possible, with three days' provisions, light marching order, and necessary amount of ammunition.

THOMAS JORDAN,

Chief of Staff.

[Inclosure Numbers 7.]

HDQRS. DEPT. OF S. CAROLINA, GEORGIA, AND FLORIDA, Charleston, S. C., February 12, 1864.

Brigadier General HENRY A. WISE,

Commanding Sixth Military District, John's Island:

Two more regiments will be sent you to Fripp's house. They will be there probably this night.

THOMAS JORDAN,

Chief of Staff.