John A Logan

Divernon, IL(Zone 5b)

The bit in the the today history section starts out (5-30) 'Chief" which as an adjective could be easily misinterpeted. He was a general in the Civil War and accepted the position of 'Commander of the grand Army of the Republic' after the war; this was more of a political position rather than military. From that appointment he was able to secure passing of a holiday to remember comrades slain during the Civil War, our Memorial Day.

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