Statistics for occurrence #1 of “United States” in chapter 61 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:
...to keep the peace at home against insurrectionists of whatever character that may present themselves.
It is no compliment to the intelligence of sixty millions of people to have it said, that the United States has not one iron-clad to defend her coast; not a perfectly equipped cruiser of steel to carry her flag upon the ocean; not a single gun in her coast defences that could pierce the shield of a foreign...
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