Captain of the Afterguard, U.S. Navy. Awarded for actions on board the USS Rhode Island.
December 30, 1862
Born in Ireland, Logan is accredited to Boston.
Citation: On board the USS Rhode Island which was engaged in rescuing men from the stricken Monitor in Mobile Bay, on 30 December 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.