General John A. Logan

Located on the northeast corner of 12th and Walnut in Murphysboro, Il.

 

ARTISTS 
Christine DeShazo · Joy Kjer · Nancy Bennet · Ava Stuemke · Sue Gindlesparger

GPS – Lat: 37°7644455″N   Lon: 89°335756″W

DATE

2022

SOCIAL MEDIA TAGS

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Murphysboro, Illinois

THE STORY BEHIND THE MURAL

This mural, commissioned by the Murphysboro Tourism Commission, recognizes and honors one of the town’s celebrated citizens, General John A. Logan, as the founder of Memorial Day. It shows Logan at the July 22, 1864, Battle of Atlanta as he rallies his men and turns the tide of battle toward a Union victory.

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February 2023
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