Major General John A. Logan - Murpysboro, IL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member snfromky
N 37° 45.864 W 089° 20.151
16S E 294249 N 4182244
Murphysboro pays tribute to it's native son, John A Logan.
Waymark Code: WMGTP
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 07/08/2006
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member tiki-4
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Located on the side of a retail building in Murpysboro, IL, this mural depicts Major General John A.Logan who was born and lived in the town. General Logan was apparently one of the few effective "political" generals who served during the Civil War. Logan is also credited with creating and celebrating the first Memorial Day with a ceremony in nearby Carbondale.
City: Murphysboro, IL

Location Name: Retail bldg

Media: Paint

Artist: Not listed

Date: Not listed

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