7. Major General John A. Logan
"The Logan statue was the second equestrian monument in Washington commissioned by the Society of
the Army of the Tennessee, the first being the statue of James McPherson. Upon its arrival in the
capital, the monument was erected in what was then known as Iowa Circle which became Logan Circle
in the early 1930s.
Soon after the unveiling, however, the two relief panels in the base came under close scrutiny
followed by criticism for the innacuracy and "absurdities" of the participants depicted on the
panels. "Reporters pointed out that it was almost certain that the seven stern-faced officers
gathered around Logan in the military panel had, in fact, never plotted strategy all together,
they could say with certainty that the panel depicting Logan the statesman was 'impossible'