The first session of the Montana Territorial legislature convened at noon in Gov. Sidney Edgerton’s home in Bannack. Edgerton insisted that each member take an "ironclad oath" of loyalty to the Union that included the assertion they had never fought for the South. John H. Rogers of Madison County had and was forced to resign his seat.
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