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1

a piece of U.S paper money first issued by the North during the Civil War

Greenback

2

Requiring people to enter military service

Conscription

3

a legal order for an inquiry to determine whether a person has been lawfully imprisoned

Habeas Corpus

4

the act of wearing down by constant harrassment or attack

Attrition

5

enough, adequate

Sufficient

6

to put into action, to asemble

Implement

7

money given as a reward as to encourage enlistment in the army

Bounty

8

ship that runs through a blockade, usually to smuggle goods through a protested area

Blockade Runner

9

to bring together in a certain place for a particular purpose

Assemble

10

something considered important or essential

Crucial

11

a hard biscuit made of wheat flour

Hardtack

12

a person captured in war

Prisoner of War

13

refusal to satisfy a request or desire

Denial

14

an addition to something meant to make it complete

Supplement

15

to search or raid for food

Forage

16

a military blockade of a city or fortified place to force it to surrender

Siege

17

to come upon face to face as an enemy or adversary

Encounter

18

to advance in station rank, or honor

Promote

19

to loot or plunder

Pillage

20

authorization to act given to a representative

Mandate

21

one who is under the authority of a superior

Subordinate

22

something that is composed or arranged into a unified whole, as a building or edifice

Structure