Statistics for occurrence #1 of “France” in chapter 61 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:
...making no progress in subduing the Confederacy, and insisted that the Navy, in particular, was incapable of putting down the few cruisers that were destroying American commerce at their pleasure.
France , the ancient ally of the United States, that had stood by the young Republic in its hour of need, and who had always been bound to it in the closest ties of amity, under the avaricious policy of her ...
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