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James Island and consolidated with the other six companies for infantry service. Therefore the General Commanding instructs me to lay the matter before you, to investigate whether these companies may not be replaced either from Gordon's or Olmstead's regiment, and ordered here, without material risk of exposing Savannah to fall by a coup de main. Respectfully, your obedient servant, Thomas Jordan, Chief of Staff. Headquarters, Department S. C., Ga., and Fla., Charleston, S. C., Oct. 29th, 1863. Colonel D. B. Harris, Chief-Engineer, etc.: Colonel,—The Commanding General directs that you will repair tonight to Fort Sumter, and give the necessary instructions for repairs to that fort. You will also determine, upon consultation with the commanding officer and local Engineer, what is the minimum garrison and force of laborers that should be kept at that post. Very respectfully, your obedient servant, Clifton H. Smith, Asst. Adjt.-Genl. Headquarters, Department S, C., G