Newspaper casualty list: David Logan, Private, Co. F, 55th Regiment, North Carolina Troops, C.S.A., Battle of the Wilderness, 5 May 1864

David Logan, son of Joseph Logan and Jane McGlamery Logan, was born circa 1825 in Rutherford County, North Carolina. He married Hannah Self 10 April 1856 in Cleveland County, North Carolina. David and Hannah had four children: Andrew “Andy” Francis Logan, Nancy Logan, Mary E. Logan, and William Franklin Logan.

David Logan was killed at the Wilderness in Virginia 5 May 1864. David’s brother, Philip Logan, died of disease 1 November 1864 while serving as a private in Co. H, 30th North Carolina Regiment, C.S.A., in Spotsylvania County, Virginia. The following casualty report listing Private David Logan’s death is from The Daily Confederate, Raleigh, North Carolina.

Hannah Self Logan died prior to 1 September 1869 in Cleveland County, North Carolina.

For the Confederate. BATTLE-FIELD, May 8th, 1864

Messrs Editors: Please publish the following list of casualties in the 55th regiment N.C. Troops, commanded by Lieut. Col. A.H. Belo, in the battle of May 5th, 1864: [each company’s casualties follow. Private David Logan served in Co. F. The “battle of May 5th, 1864″ is the first day of the Battle of the Wilderness. The other companies of the 55th North Carolina had similar casualty rates.]



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