Topic Proportions

Topic Percent
weather
71.43%
war prisoners
9.52%
European news
4.76%
accidents, particularly fires
4.76%
hospitals
4.76%
[unclear]
4.76%
From the Sat., Jan. 04, 1862 issue

—The leaden-hued clouds and chilly atmosphere gave promise of snow yesterday, but the winter's fury was not wasted in that way. The blockade or some other cause has thus far kept out the Northern blast, but it may yet come thicker, faster and more of it, for all that.

Last night we had hail and rain by turns.