Discover how John A. Logan went from small-town lawyer to vice-presidential candidate and before his death to presidential hopeful.
General John A. Logan Museum’s permanent exhibits chronicle Logan’s life from his birth in 1826 in rural Southern Illinois to his death in Washington D.C. The exhibits fill six rooms and are divided into four themes.
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The museum also hosts temporary exhibits examining the Civil War and its effect on everyday life and politics well into the 20th century. All of the museum’s exhibits are accompanied by related artifacts which provide a touchstone to the past. These artifacts come not just from the Museum’s collection but also on loan from the Illinois State Military Museum in Springfield.
General Birthplace Site
General John A Logan is here to give you a personal tour of his museum telling stories of the adventures of his early years, his service in the Civil War and his amazing political life.