by Borderstan.com May 24, 2009 at 8:09 am 1,061 0

Logan Circle is named for John A. Logan, a Civil War general and later a member of Congress from his native Illinois. (Photo: Wikipedia.com.)

Logan Circle is named for John A. Logan, a Civil War general and later a member of Congress from his native Illinois. (Photo: Wikipedia.com.)

As a native Illinoisan, I like this. The Logan Circle Community Association (LCCA), Illinois State Society and the National Park Service are holding the annual Memorial Day Commemoration starting at 12:30 p.m.

In case you didn’t know, Logan Circle is name for Civil War General John Alexander Logan, an Illinoisan. He was later a U.S. representative and senator (Republican) from The Prairie State and the 1884 candidate for vice president on the GOP ticket.

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