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The Daily Dispatch: March 21, 1861., [Electronic resource] 10 0 Browse Search
Polybius, Histories 8 0 Browse Search
Flavius Josephus, The Life of Flavius Josephus (ed. William Whiston, A.M.) 6 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: December 17, 1860., [Electronic resource] 6 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 4 0 Browse Search
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Cornelius Tacitus, The History (ed. Alfred John Church, William Jackson Brodribb) 2 0 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 2 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 36. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 2 0 Browse Search
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and Lord Palmerston was guided by the popular feeling in Napier's favor in his selection of an acting Commodore in the operations on the coast of Syria to compel Ibrahim Pasha, the son of Mahomet Ali, the rebellious Viceroy of Egypt, to evacuate Beirut, Acre, and other places. In this war, England gave the go-by to France, and very closely jeopardized the peace of Europe. The British squadron was under the chief command of Admiral Sir Robert Stopford, but Napier was his commodore and the moving spirit of the expedition. Beirut and the other seaport towns of Syria fell before the English fleet. The crowning exploit was the capture of Acre, wherein Sir Charles (then plain Charley ) led the way with his favorite stick and dog, and was one of the first to enter the breach.--Soon after this feat he was made a commander of the military Order of the Bath, and was therefore entitled to the appellation of knight or "sir." He obtained his rank of Rear Admiral by seniority. The American