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The Rhett House in Beaufort
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​The Rhett House in Beaufort, in which secessionist supporters met at the beginning of the crisis to urge separation from the Union, is also Adam style. After federal occupation of Beaufort, it became the headquarters for the U.S. Tax Commissioners. Photograph by Timothy H. O'Sullivan for the Federal Navy, 1862.

Courtesy of the Library of Congress.