Three months previously to this bombardment of Kagoshima another puissant feudatory had thrown down the gauntlet.
Volcanic eruption near Kagoshima, Japan; about 200 lives lost.
I was to return in the "Argus" by way of Kagoshima and Uwajima.
We had occasion to go to a village fifteen miles from Kagoshima and crossed a low mountain range of perhaps two thousand feet.
Kagoshima, the capital of Satsuma, had been bombarded by the English fleet a few years before.
One of the gold fields on the island of Kyushu, near Kagoshima, gives promise of considerable richness.
His seat of government was Kagoshima, but there was scarcely any establishment worth calling a castle.
Thus the bombardments of Kagoshima and Shimonosheki may be said to have helped indirectly in the Restoration of that year.
They landed at Kagoshima, a large city on the coast of the southern island of Kyushu, August 15, 1549.
When the English squadron bombarded Kagoshima, the English ships fared rather badly.