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John A. Logan

Date of Birth:      February 9, 1826
Hometown:         Little Egypt, IL
Education:           N/A
Final Wartime Rank:    Major General
Final Peacetime Rank:  N/A

Date of Death:     December 26, 1886
Place of Death:    Washington, DC
Buried At:            Washington, DC

Major Battles:        First Manassas, Belmont, Fort Donelson, Shiloh, Siege of Corinth, Atlanta Campaign, Savannah, Carolinas Campaign

Interesting Fact(s):    Logan was elected to the Illinois legislature, and in 1858 was elected to the House of Representatives as a Free-Soil Democrat.  Logan was loyal to the Union, and after fighting at Bull Run, went back to Illinois to recruit a regiment.  Logan served with distinction throughout the war.  He was nicknamed "Black Jack," because he had very dark eyes and hair.

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