Letter from Ben Franklin Logan to his brother, Leonidas Marion Logan, while both were serving during the Civil War, 1864

The letter mentions brothers “Pink” — John Pinckney Logan — and Gaffney — Henry Gaffney Logan. They also were serving during the Civil War and were recovering at home. “Sister Sallie” refers to Sarah “Sallie” Catherine Rowell Logan, brother David Jackson Logan’s wife. David Jackson Logan was the fifth brother serving in the war. “Pa” is John Randolph Logan. Brothers “Pink” or “Pinck” Logan and David Jackson Logan would be killed in the war in 1865.

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Furnished by Betty Logan

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