Vocabulary – Lafayette McLaws
A military court that tries members of the military and others for offenses under military law
To fail to do something, especially because of carelessness, forgetfulness, or indifference.
An appointment to the rank of officer in the armed forces, or a document conferring such a rank
Confederate States of America – the group of states that seceded from the Union
To set apart
Attack, hostile action, especially a physical or military attack directed against another person or country, often without provocation
To dismiss or suspend somebody from a job or position
To free somebody from blame or guilt. To declare officially that somebody is not to blame.
A group of people who are the most famous or respected in their field.