|Died||November 22, 1903 (aged 68–69)|
|Place of birth||Ireland|
|Place of death||Glasgow, Scotland|
United States of America|
United States Navy|
|Rank||Captain of the Afterguard|
|Unit||USS Rhode Island (1860)|
|Battles/wars||American Civil War|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Medal of Honor citationEdit
Rank and organization: Captain of the Afterguard, U.S. Navy. Born: 1834, Ireland. Accredited to: Massachusetts. G.O. No.: 59, June 22, 1865.
On board the U.S.S. Rhode Island which was engaged in rescuing men from the stricken Monitor in Mobile Bay, on December 30, 1862. After the Monitor sprang a leak and went down, Logan courageously risked his life in a gallant attempt to rescue members of the crew. Although sacrificing his life during the hazardous operation, he had made every effort possible to save the lives of his fellow men.
- This article incorporates from websites or documents of the United States Army Center of Military History.
- ""HUGH LOGAN" entry". Medal of Honor recipients: American Civil War. United States Army Center of Military History. June 8, 2009. http://www.history.army.mil/html/moh/civwaral.html. Retrieved March 13, 2008.
- "Hugh Logan". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=10735699. Retrieved March 31, 2008.
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