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Coles County at War: Bibliography


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Charleston, Illinois


Coles County



Additional Resources

Created by Lisa Studts, M.A. in Historical Administration (2000) 


The Charleston and Mattoon Bicentennial Commissions, Coles County, Illinois. History 
 of Coles County 1876-1976. Dallas, Texas: Taylor Publishing Company, 1976.

Coleman, Charles H. Eastern Illinois State College Fifty Years of Public Service. 
 Eastern Illinois State College Bulletin. Charleston, Illinois: January 1, 1950.

Easter-Shick, Nancy and Douglas K. Meyer. Pictorial Landscape History of Charleston, Illinois. Charleston, Illinois: Rardin Graphics, 1985.

Johnston, Jean et al. Mattoon: A Pictorial History. St. Louis, Missouri: G. Bradley Publishing, Inc., 1993.


Charleston Times-Courier, 20 June 1985.

Charleston Daily Courier,  10, May; 6, 13, June; 5, 7, July; 6, 7, 13, 30 Aug; 5, 22, Sept.; 3, 6, 8, 13, 15, Oct. 

Photos and Graphics

Courtesy of Coles County Historical Society, 
Mattoon’s History Room, Internet website www.northamerica.com 
and from the Charleston Daily Courier.