Newspaper (28 July 1864) found in John Randolph Logan’s trunk of personal belongings: obituary of son, David Jackson Logan, killed at Petersburg, Virginia

A newspaper article containing the obituary of David Jackson Logan, son of John Randolph Logan, was found among memorabilia in an old trunk belonging to J.R. Logan. G. Randolph Logan, who found the article, was J.R. Logan’s grandson by J.R.’s second marriage. The trunk also contained some of J.R. Logan’s poems, old receipts, etc. and some letters to pastors written when he was preparing biographical sketches for his book, Sketches, Historical and Biographical, of the Broad River and King’s Mountain Baptist Associations: From 1800 to 1882, printed in 1887. Betty Logan shared the article (below) from The Shelby Daily Star of 1 February 1965.

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