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General John A Logan Museum

1613 Edith St, Murphysboro, IL 62966


General John A. Logan was a major Civil War figure. He was considered the most capable of the political generals, earning a reputation as a courageous and dynamic officer.

General John A. Logan (1826-1886) is the most significant nineteenth century native Illinoisian. Creator of Memorial Day, he's named in the state song with Lincoln and Grant. The General John A Logan Museum's mission is designed to interpret the the turbulent life and times of Logan.

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