Benjamin Logan, born in Augusta County, Va., 1743, was, in 1764, a sergeant in Boquets's Army. In 1771, he moved to the Holston Valley. He was a Lieutenant in the Point Pleasant Campaign. In 1775, he moved to Kentucky and built Logan's Station or fort which was besieged by Indians. Logan went to Holston settlement for ammunition, returning on foot in ten days. In 1779, he was second in command of the Bowman expedition. He was a noted Indian fighter and allied himself with Kentucky, as against the Spaniards at New Orleans. He removed to Shelby County, Kentucky, where he died in 1802.
SOURCE: The Battle of Point Pleasant, A Battle of the Revolution, October 10th, 1774, Mrs. Livia Nye Simpson-Poffenbarger, The State Gazette, Point Pleasant, W.V., 1909