Topic Proportions

Topic Percent
[unclear]
46.88%
military campaigns
9.38%
military orders, e.g. conscriptions
9.38%
clothing ads
6.25%
real estate sales and auctions
3.13%
second-hand news
3.13%
secession
3.13%
weather
3.13%
military--often from Western Theater
3.13%
military orders to report
3.13%
government
3.13%
accidents, particularly fires
3.13%
North
3.13%
From the Wed., Feb. 17, 1864 issue

We hope never more to hear of surprises of Confederate soldiers. Our military leaders and commanders should lend all their energies and vigilance to the avoidance hereafter of the greatest and almost fatal defect which has hitherto paralyzed the efficiency of our arms. The officer who permits him self to be surprised, or who even suffers his men to relax their watchfulness, ought to be stripped of his epaulets and detailed for work in a stone quarry.