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The Wheeling Daily Intelligencer.
Original Author: Archibald W. Campbell and John F. McDermott, editors and publishers
Created: September 12, 1865
Medium: Newspaper masthead

The Wheeling Daily Intelligencer.

The masthead on the front page of the Wheeling Daily Intelligencer includes an image of the newspaper being produced on a large printing press. Influential under the editorship of Archibald Campbell, the paper espoused abolitionist beliefs before the Civil War and provided a strong voice in support of the creation of the state of West Virginia in 1863.

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