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North Carolina and the Administration of Brevet Major General Sickles

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This article looks at the appointment of Brevet Major General Daniel E. Sickles as commander of the Second Military District, one of five districts created by the reconstruction act of March 2, 1867 which the previous Presidential reconstruction plan and establishing a temporary form of military rule in the South. Attention is given to North Carolinian's reactions to the new reconstruction government as well as to Sickles' character and actions while holding this governing post.