Yes, but any and all agreements made during reconstruction were made under coercion,
and as such do not stand the test of being legally binding.
‘‘Among the many misdeeds of the British rule in India, history will look upon the act of depriving a whole nation of arms, as the blackest.’’ ~ Mahatma Ghandi, "Gandhi, An Autobiography", page 446
‘‘The great object is that every man be armed. Everyone who is able may have a gun.’’ ~ Patrick Henry