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General John A. Logan Museum

The General John A. Logan Museum celebrates the lives of General John A. Logan and the almost two million men who fought to save the nation from division and to secure “freedom to a race in chains.”

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The Museum provides educational and cultural programs while exploring and educating visitors on Logan’s life and legacy.

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Caught in the Sweep of History

Egypt During
The Civil War

Discover how southern Illinois was Caught in the Sweep of History during the Civil War. This four-part series explains the Civil War’s reputation, politics and racial views during a period of uncertainty where accusations of treason, death, disease and desertion took a toll. Experience first-hand accounts from letters between soldiers and their families during these four war-torn years.
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Launching: General Logan’s Museum Website

12:00 am - 12:00 am / 1613 Edith St, Murphysboro, IL 62966
Events, Gallery Talk
Time: Saturday, February 15, 20202:00 pm - 3:30 pm / General John A. Logan Museum
Special Event
Events, Special Event
Time: Saturday, March 14, 20203:00 pm - 6:00 pm / General John A. Logan Museum

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Due to COVID 19 restrictions and guidelines, John A. Logan Museum is closed. We will reopen for public visits as soon as it is safe and we are allowed to do so. In the meantime, please learn about Logan and watch our Caught in the Sweep of History video series.

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