The Fourth Military District existed in the American South during the Reconstruction era that followed the American Civil War included Arkansas and Mississippi. Commanded by General Edward Ord. The U.S. Southern states or The South, known during the American Civil War era as Dixie, is a distinctive region of the United States with its own unique historical perspective, customs, musical styles, and cuisine. ... Reconstruction-era military districts in the South For other uses, see Reconstruction (disambiguation). ... Combatants Union (remaining U.S. states) Confederate States of America Commanders Abraham Lincolnâ Ulysses S. Grant Jefferson Davis Robert E. Lee Strength 2,200,000 1,064,000 Casualties KIA: 110,000 Total dead: 360,000 Wounded: 275,200 KIA: 94,000 Total dead: 258,000 Wounded: 137,000+ The... Official language(s) English Capital Largest city Little Rock Little Rock Area Ranked 29th - Total 53,179 sq mi (137,732 kmÂ²) - Width 239 miles (385 km) - Length 261 miles (420 km) - % water 2. ... Official language(s) English Capital Jackson Largest city Jackson Area - Total - Width - Length - % water - Latitude - Longitude Ranked 32nd 125,443 kmÂ² 275 km 545 km 3 30Â°13N to 35Â°N 88Â°7W to 91Â°41W Population - Total (2000) - Density Ranked 31st 2,697,243 23. ... Edward Ord Edward Otho Cresap Ord (October 18, 1818 – July 22, 1883) was the designer of Fort Sam Houston, and a U.S. Army officer who saw action in the Seminole War, the Indian Wars, and the Civil War. ...
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A strong military, and especially a military popular with the general public, was of no interest to the nation's new government — unlike the numerous, well-equipped and well-financed internal forces, guards and police forces.
This contributed to the formation of a community of military journalists — reporters and columnists — who are generally independent-minded and prepared to adequately and correctly satisfy the "social demand" of the civil society for coverage of military issues.
Military journalism for the general reader should be published in publications with large circulations, national or regional, instead of in specialized editions.
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