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The Civil War in Oregon
April 23, 1846 Congress authorizes the termination of the agreement with Great Britain on the Oregon Territory. Oregon
June 15, 1846 The Treaty of Washington (Oregon Treaty) is signed Oregon
September 12, 1849 Abraham Lincoln writes a letter to John M. Clayton, rejecting President Zachary Taylor's offer for Lincoln to become territorial governor of Oregon Oregon
  Abraham Lincoln
  Zachary Taylor
February 14, 1859 Oregon enters the United States as a free state Oregon
July 4, 1859 The Oregon Flag is introduced. It will be the first flag under which U. S. troops enter the Civil War. Oregon
  Flags of the Civil War
May 6, 1865 Shouting "Hurrah for Jeff Davis..." Philip Henry Mulkey was arrested in Eugene. A pro-Union mob broke down the jail door but Mulkey escaped harm.

Source: State of Oregon
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September 19, 1866 Oregon ratifies the 14th Amendment Oregon
  14th Amendment
October 15, 1868 Oregon rescinds its ratification of the 14th Amendment Oregon
  14th Amendment


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