Statistics for occurrence #1 of “United States” in chapter 1 of William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2:
...h, and especially upon the counties and towns bordering upon the sea, the leading interests of which were maritime.
A large proportion of their young men were already actively in the service of the United States , on board war vessels guarding the Southern coasts from blockade runners, or on far-off seas in search of piratical Alabamas; and yet they were made to furnish their full share of men for the militar...
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