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., and Fla., Charleston, S. C., Feb. 2d, 1863. Capt. W. J. Hartstein, C. S. N., Charleston: Captain,—Please report to Brigadier-General Ripley to take command of the steamer recently captured from the enemy. Communicate the fact to Captain Lee. Respectfully, your obedient servant, Thomas Jordan, Chief of Staff. General Beauregard's endorsement on General Ripley's report of the capture of the steamer Isaac Smith. Headquarters, Department S. C., Ga., and Fla., Charleston, S. C., Feb. 6th, 1863. On or about the 20th ultimo I ordered General Ripley to have preparations made to surprise the enemy's gunboats in the Stono, by means of boats or barges, with muffled oars. Shortly after he reported that probably it might be preferable to put eight or ten guns suddenly in position on the west side of the Stono during the night, so as to cut off the gunboats when they came up the river. This proposition was approved by me, provided the ground afforded cover for such a mode of attac