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  1. a city in E Illinois.
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Historical Examples

  • Grant promptly accepted the commission, and hastened to Mattoon, where the regiment was encamped, and assumed the command.

    Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 2 of 8


  • Carol said he saw a man over at Mattoon, the time he went with his father, who was a wonder.

    Chicken Little Jane

    Lily Munsell Ritchie

  • He mustered in several regiments, among them the 7th Congressional regiment at Mattoon.