John Pinckney “Pinck” “Pink” Logan, son of John Randolph Logan and Sarah Patterson Jackson Logan, was born 8 January 1840 in Cleveland County, North Carolina. He enlisted in the 5th South Carolina Volunteers, Confederate States of America, when the Civil War began. He was wounded “several times.” In 1863, he transferred to Co. E, 12th North Carolina Volunteer Infantry Regiment, the same company in which his brother, Ben Logan, served. John Pinckney Logan was killed at the Battle of Hatcher’s Run, near Petersburg, Virginia, 6 February 1865, “while making a charge on the enemy’s works.” He was 25 years old. John P. Logan’s body was retrieved by brother, Ben Logan, after the war and brought to Zoar Baptist Church cemetery, outside Shelby, Cleveland County, North Carolina. He lies next to his younger brother and mother.