The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

Lincoln Log Cabin’s Civil War Ball set for Saturday

Staff Report June 13, 2019

The historic Lincoln Log Cabin is hosting a Civil War Ball on Saturday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The ball is free and open to the public; period dress is encouraged, but not required. Modern or other era...

Gaines M. Foster, a professor of history at Louisiana State University, gives a lecture on Civil War memory at the 13th annual Barry D. Riccio Lecture Monday night in the Doudna Fine Arts Center.

Lecturer discusses how Civil War issues live on

Tom O'Connor, Staff Reporter February 19, 2019

Gaines Foster, Louisiana State University professor, said economic and cultural divisions factor into support or opposition for confederate symbols instead of regional ones, forming the essence of his...

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