John A. Logan

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About John A. Logan

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John Alexander Logan, Jr, born Manning Alexander Logan (July 24, 1865–November 11, 1899) was a United States Army officer who posthumously received the Medal of Honor for actions during the Philippine–American War. Logan was the son of Major General, statesman and politician John A. Logan from the American Civil War. A former cadet at West Point as a member of the class of 1887, Major Logan was killed in action while leading his troops in an attack on a much larger force. He is buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Youngstown, Ohio. Rank and Organization: Major, 33d Infantry, U.S. Volunteers. Place and Date: At San Jacinto, Philippine Islands, November 11, 1899. Entered Service At: Youngstown, Ohio. Born: July 24, 1865, Carbondale, Ill. Date of Issue: May 3, 1902. Citation: For most distinguished gallantry in leading his battalion upon the entrenchments of the enemy, on which occasion he fell mortally wounded.

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