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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
Gallery Talk
Time: Wednesday, October 16, 20197:00 pm - 6:30 pm / John A. Logan Museum
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Announcement

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the General John A. Logan Museum will be closed until further notice.  We do encourage visits to the outdoor features of the Museum such as Pat’s Prairie, Elizabeth’s Garden and the Dalton Home which can be viewed from outside.  Also, if you are interested in visiting the indoor exhibits, you can contact the Museum 618-684-3455 or loganmuseumdirector@gmail.com to schedule a visit for individuals or small groups. Thank you for your interest in the General John A. Logan Museum.