Captain Wilson Blaine Logan, Co. D, 175th Ohio Infantry, USA

1830

  • Wilson Blain Logan was born in Ohio to James and Helena Logan.

1860

  • July 30: The U.S. Federal Census enumerated in Jefferson Township, Fayette County, OH showed W.B., a grocer, and M.V., living with their children: Shepherd, age 6, Jas, 3 and Sina, 2.

1861

  • December 1861: Wilson enlisted in the U.S. Army, Company C, 60th OH. He was a Sergeant.
  • ***Wilson was taken Prisoner of War and held at Harper’s Ferry. When he was exchanged, he returned home.***

1862

  • November 10: Wilson mustered out of the U.S. Army.

1863

  • March 6:  Wilson B. Logan was appointed U.S. Postmaster in Jeffersonville, Fayette County, OH.
  • December 27: Wilson’s brother George was wounded in a railroad collision and died. He had previously been wounded and had been returning to his regiment at the time of the accident.

1864

  • September 13: Commissioned as an officer in the 175th Ohio.
  • November 30: Wilson fought and died in the Battle of Franklin.
  • December 15:  An article in The Highland Weekly News in Hillsboro, OH listed the recent 175 OVI dead.

1865

  • November 27: Mary Logan applied for a Federal Widows Pension for her husband’s service.