Topic Proportions

Topic Percent
maritime news, esp. naval and blockade
76.92%
elections
15.38%
military--often from Western Theater
7.69%
From the Tue., Sep. 10, 1861 issue
Fortress Monroe, Sept. 8.

—The steamer Roanoke is here, having been relieved from her position off Charleston by the Wabash.

The Quaker City is here, coaling for a cruise.