of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
Rank and Organization: Captain of the Afterguard, U.S. Navy. Born: 1834,
Ireland. Accredited To: Massachusetts. G.O. No.: 59, 22 June 1865.
On board the U.S.S. Rhode Island which was engaged in rescuing men from the stricken
Monitor in Mobile Bay, on 30 December 1862. After the Monitor sprang a leak and went down,
Logan courageously risked his life in a gallant attempt to rescue members of the crew.
Although sacrificing his life during the hazardous operation, he had made every effort
possible to save the lives of his fellow men.
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