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Guard house.
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The southwest magazine, used as a shell magazine while the Confederates held the fort. The Union used it as "dark confinement" to hold Confederate prisoners during the winter of 1864-'65.
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Colonel Olmstead's quarters.
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Colonel Olmstead's quarters.
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Colonel Olmstead's quarters. He surrendered in this room on 11 April 1862.
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Federal officer's quarters.
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Federal officer's mess. Sadly, it was impossible to get good photos because of glare and reflection from the plexiglass separting visitors from the actual rooms.
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Federal medical dispensary
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Commanding officer's quarters after the Union captured the fort. Colonel Brown's wife joined him and added a woman's touch by using furniture confiscated from southern homes in Bluffton, South Carolina.
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The powder magazine. When the Union (Federal) cannoneers put a round near the magazine after busting the hole in the 8-foot thick solid brick wall, Colonel Olmstead surrendered within an hour.
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Quartermaster's office and supply room.
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Guard room. Soldiers on guard duty reported here.
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The water supply was kept in this tank. It held 200,000 gallons.