Vocabulary – Casimir Pulaski
Aristocrat: noun; a person who is a member of a privileged, primarily hereditary ruling class, or a form of government controlled by such an elite.
Cavalry: noun; the part of a military force composed of troops that serve on horseback.
Cohesive: adjective; well-integrated; unified; tending to stick together, hold fast.
Entrenchments: noun; an earth fortification or ditch for protection against enemy fire.
Exhumed: verb; to dig something buried, especially a dead body, out of the earth; disinter.
Fortified: verb; to protect or strengthen against attack; surround or provide with defensive military works.
Grapeshot: a cluster of small cast-iron balls, formerly used as a charge for a cannon, that scatter after firing.
Honorary: adjective; holding a title or position conferred for honor only.
Liberate: verb; to free from control by a foreign or oppressive government.
Mortally: adjective; severe, dire, grievous, deadly.