When Logan Rode The Battle Line

When Logan Rode The Battle Line (HM259V)

Location: Washington, DC 20005
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 54.584', W 77° 1.841'

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In the Civil War, General John Logan's gallantry earned him mythical stature among the soldiers he led in battle. The memoir of a fellow Union officer depicts Logan's unique inspirational impact:

"When General Grant would ride down our line he commanded the most thorough respect and confidence from all of us, and it was the same when General Sherman rode down the line. But when General Logan rode down the line, every voice was heard in a shout. He seemed to have a power to awaken the enthusiasm that was in the troops, to the extent that no other officer in our army seemed to possess. He would stir up their blood in battle. The manner in which he sat his horse, the manner in which he would hold his hat...seemed to have the power to call out of the men every particle of fight that was in them."

General Mortimer Dormer Legget
HM NumberHM259V
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Date Added Monday, February 5th, 2018 at 10:03am PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 323928 N 4308719
Decimal Degrees38.90973333, -77.03068333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 54.584', W 77° 1.841'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 54' 35.04" N, 77° 1' 50.46" W
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Area Code(s)202
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4 Logan Cir NW, Washington DC 20005, US
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