HEADQUARTERS 4TH MILITARY DISTRICT. (DEPARTMENT OF MISSISSIPPI,) JACKSON, MISS., MAY [various dates] 1869.

Jackson, Miss. 1869. Ten Special Orders, May 6-8, 10, 12-18, 1869. Each 2-4 pages. Special Orders Nos. 93, 94, 95, 96, 98, 99, 100, 101, 102, 103. Several manuscript emendations. Each signed in type and manuscript at the end by William Atwood, Aide-de-Camp and Acting Assistant Adjutant General. Light wear, light spotting, Very Good.

Mississippi's Reconstruction occurred under military rule. As evidenced by these Special Orders, the military authorities appointed and removed Justices of the Peace, members of the Board of Police, Marshals, Constables, District Attorneys, Clerks, County Treasurers, Mayors, and other officers normally elected by the people or appointed by civil authorities. Item #27316

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