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logan bennettLogan Bennett, one of the original founders of Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri, was interred in the national cemetery on October 18, 1933. Private Bennett was a member of Company K, 65th U. S. Missouri Colored Infantry, one of two regiments which after the war, gave generously of their funds which they received for their services, to establish a school for blacks in Missouri. The school was founded in 1868. Through the sacrificing of these soldiers, $5,510.50 was collected to begin LincolnUniversity. Bennett died on October 15, 1933, at the age of 91. Bennett Hall, a dormitory on campus, is named in his memory. (Biography courtesy of U.S. Veterans Administration)