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CMOHS.org - Captain of the Afterguard LOGAN, HUGH, U.S. Navy

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LOGAN, HUGH

Rank: Captain of the Afterguard
Organization: U.S. Navy
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Born: 1834, Ireland
Departed: Yes
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G.O. Number: 59
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Accredited To: Massachusetts
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Citation

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.