Monroe County, West Virginia
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Allen T. Caperton
has been elected United States Senator from West Virginia. Mr. Caperton was a member of the Confederate Congress in 1863. He is about sixty years old; was born in Monroe County, Va., and graduated at Yale college in 1832. He is a lawyer by profession, and is regarded as a conservative Democrat. The capital of West Virginia to be immediately removed from Huntington to Wheeling. Source: The Advertiser-Courier, Mar. 1, 1875, page 2 Hermann, MO Submitted by: Robin Line


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