LOGAN, THOMAS
Thomas Muldrup Logan (1840-1914) Confederate General.

CAMPAIGNS: Fort Sumpter, First Bull Run, Gaines' Mill, Second Bull Run, Antietam, Suffolk, Chickamauga, Knoxville, Riddle's Shop, and Bentonville .

A volunteer during the attack on Fort Sumter. He helped organize the Hampton Legion, and took part in the First Battle of Bull Run. Wounded at the Battle of Gaines' Mill in 1862, he was out of action for the rest of the Peninsula Campaign. Logan made a major contribution to the Confederate effort at Antietam. Leading troops at the Battles of Chickamauga and Knoxville, he was wounded in June of 1863. Upon his recovery, he went to North Carolina to lead a cavalry brigade., and was promoted to brigadier general in February of 1865.

Before the surrender, he led a strong but unsuccessful charge at Bentonville. After the Civil War, Logan moved to Virginia, got married and entered the field of railroad development. He managed to gain control of the firm that became the Southern Railway. His other activities included sponsoring investments and speculating on Wall Street. Logan died on August 11, 1914, in New York City.