Statistics for occurrence #1 of “United States” in chapter 39 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:

...t must be judged from the history of the times, which will show that these proclamations were merely excuses to allow Confederate cruisers to prey upon American commerce and then find protection from United States vessels-of-war within the jurisdiction of the great European powers that were professedly in close amity with the United States. The Sumter, the very first Confederate cruiser fitted out, affords...
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United States (United States) 100,886 694 0 0 0 user votes
United States (New Mexico, United States) 6 0 0 0 0 user votes

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