Topic Proportions

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North
59.46%
elections
17.57%
war prisoners
4.05%
war bonds
2.7%
weather
2.7%
military campaigns
2.7%
European news
1.35%
maritime news, esp. naval and blockade
1.35%
secession
1.35%
anti-northern diatribes
1.35%
military--often from Western Theater
1.35%
hospitals
1.35%
transportation schedules
1.35%
articles that list places
1.35%
From the Mon., Oct. 20, 1862 issue
Fredericksburg, Oct. 19.

—Northern dates to the 17th, P. M., have been received here. The Democrats have carried Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Indiana. The Republicans have carried Iowa. In Pennsylvania thirteen Democrats and eleven Republicans are elected. In Ohio twelve Democrats and 5 Republicans—three districts not heard from in the last Congress the Pennsylvania delegation stood. Republicans 17; Democrats 8. The Ohio delegation—Republicans 12; Democrats 8. In Indiana, 8 Democrats and 3 Republicans are elected—In the last Congress there were 8 Republicans and 3 Democrats. In Iowa, all Republicans are elected. The State ticket has gone Republican by 10,000 majority. The Democratic majority on the State ticket in Pennsylvania is 10,000, and in Ohio 28,000. In Indiana, Colfax (Dem.) and Julian are defeated. In Ohio, Gurly, (Rep.,) Pendleton and Cox, (Dems,) are elected. In Pennsylvania, Grow (Speaker) is defeated, and Thaddeus Stevens reelected.