Jackson County, Oregon Citizen's Committee petition, February 1, 1865  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Jackson County (Or.). Citizen's Committee.
Jackson County, Oregon Citizen's Committee petition
February 1, 1865
0.025 linear feet, (1 folder)
Collection Number
CA 1865 Feb 1
Jackson County, Oregon Citizen's Committee started a petition in 1865 that asked the County to extend payment to persons enlisting in the Oregon Volunteer Infantry before February 1, 1865. The collection contains the petition dated February 1, 1865, and includes fifty-four signatures.
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The petition explains that other counties have paid a "bounty" to enlistees. The petitioners requested that a sum of $100 be paid to each man enlisting until they have enough volunteers.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Jackson County, Oregon Citizen's Committee petition, CA 1865 Feb 1, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

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  • Subject Terms :
  • Soldiers--Oregon
  • Corporate Names :
  • Jackson County (Or.). Board of Commissioners.
  • Jackson County (Or.). Citizen's Committee--Records and correspondence.
  • Oregon. Militia. Volunteer Infantry Regiment, 1st.
  • Geographical Names :
  • Jackson County (Or.)--History--19th century
  • Oregon--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
  • United States--Oregon--Jackson County (Or.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Petitions
  • Signatures (names)