Statistics for occurrence #1 of “France” in chapter 61 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:

...he money, was to construct a Navy not only for the purpose of blockading the Southern coast, but to protect our shores from foreign foes, and hold their own upon the ocean with the cruisers of either France or England. We have shown how inadequate the Navy was at the breaking out of the rebellion even to blockade the Confederate ports, much less to offer resistance to a powerful naval antagonist; but ...
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France (France) 17,744 102 0 0 0 user votes
France (Idaho, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes

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