Topic Proportions

Topic Percent
war prisoners
78.26%
articles that list people, esp. marriage notices
4.35%
military--often from Western Theater
4.35%
real estate sales and auctions
4.35%
poetry and patriotism
4.35%
articles that list places
4.35%
From the Mon., Aug. 29, 1864 issue

—Since Friday night last two thousand and one hundred Yankee prisoners have been received at the Libby prison. Of this number eighteen hundred were captured in the neighborhood of Petersburg, and three hundred were brought here from Lynchburg. There were among the lot upwards of eighty officers of various ranks.