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[Inclosure Numbers 8.]

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

Brigadier General W. B. TALLIAFERRO,

Commanding Seventh Mil. Dist., James Island:

Hold the siege train in readiness to be sent via Fort Pemberton, with four days' subsistence and proper amount of ammunition, to General Wise, on his requisition, to Fripp's house, John's Island.

THOMAS JORDAN,

Chief of Staff.

[Inclosure Numbers 9.]

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

Brigadier General W. B. TALLIAFERRO,

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

Order for a portion of the siege train to be sent to General Wise countermanded. Acknowledge dispatch.

By command of General Beauregard:

JNO. M. OTEY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

[Inclosure Numbers 10.]

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

Brigadier General W. B. TALIAFERRO,

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

The order for the movement of the Twenty-first South Carolina Volunteers is countermanded. Acknowledge dispatch.

By command of General Beauregard:

JNO. M. OTEY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

[Inclosure Numbers 11.]

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

Brigadier General R. S. RIPLEY,

Mount Pleasant:

The order for the movement of the Seventeenth South Carolina Volunteers is countermanded. Acknowledge dispatch.

By command of General Beauregard:

JNO. M. OTEY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

Numbers 34. Reports of Brigadier General William B. Taliaferro, C. S. Army, commanding Seventh Military District, of operations April 8-October 15.

HDQRS. 7TH MIL. DIST., DEPT. S. C., GA., AND FLA., James Island, S. C., April 9, 1864.

CAPTAIN: I telegraphed for the information of the commanding general last night that the enemy were making certain demonstrations along my line. I was more fully state the circumstances.