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Steel Engraving Portrait. "John A. Logan"

Engraving from a photograph, circa 1880s (4 5 3/4 inch) of John A. Logan (1826-1886) from Kentucky/Illinois in civilian clothing. Joined the Union forces at Bull Run and then organized the 31st Illinois infantry and became its colonel. After suffering serious wounds in the end of 1861 he returned to the field and was made a brigadier-general of volunteers by Grant. Served under Grant in the Mississippi campaign, first to enter Vicksburg. In 1864 served as one of Sherman's generals in his march to Georgia and is said to have saved the battle at Atlanta. Commanded the Army of Tennessee after Gen. McPherson's death and was present at the taking of Savannah. After the war he returned to congress and was one of the managers of Johnson's impeachment. In 1871 became a senator from Illinois. Famous for many speeches given in the House and Senate. He published THE GREAT CONSPIRACY (1886) about the Civil War. Also included is a steel engraving of his wife.. Book. Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good. Binding: No Binding

Stock number: 10586.

Bookseller's details and sales conditions: Barry Cassidy Rare Books

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