Topic Proportions

Topic Percent
war prisoners
71.43%
war reports
9.52%
accidents, particularly fires
4.76%
casualties
4.76%
transportation schedules
4.76%
articles that list places
4.76%
From the Thu., Oct. 30, 1862 issue

—Eight Yankee soldiers, captured on Saturday at Blackwater river, sixteen miles from Suffolk, were brought to the Libby Prison on yesterday from Petersburg. In the skirmish which preceded their capture two Yankees were killed and six of our men taken prisoners.