military bounty


military bounty
A bounty paid for the purpose of inducing the enlistment of men in the military forces. 12 Am J2d Bount §§ 2, 4, 6.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • military bounty land — See bounty …   Black's law dictionary

  • military bounty land — See bounty …   Black's law dictionary

  • Military Tract of 1812 — US Atlas of 1810 In May 1812, an act of Congress was passed which set aside bounty lands as payment to volunteer soldiers for the War against the British (War of 1812). The land was set aside in western territories that became part of the present …   Wikipedia

  • Military Institute of Science and Technology — MIST Motto Technology for Advancement Established 1998 Type Pub …   Wikipedia

  • Military Ocean Terminal at Bayonne — Bayonne, New Jersey Built 1939 1942 In use 1942 1999 Controlled by United States Army …   Wikipedia

  • bounty — mid 13c., generosity, from O.Fr. bonte goodness (12c., Mod.Fr. bonté), from L. bonitatem (nom. bonitas) goodness, from bonus good (see BENE (Cf. bene )). Sense of gift bestowed by a sovereign or the state led to extended senses of gratuity to a… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Bounty System — ▪ United States history       in U.S. history, program of cash bonuses paid to entice enlistees into the army; the system was much abused, particularly during the Civil War, and was outlawed in the Selective Service Act of 1917. During the French …   Universalium

  • Military history of Jewish Americans — Jewish Americans have served in the United States armed forces dating back to before the colonial era, when Jews have served in militias of the Thirteen Colonies. Jewish military personnel have served in all branches of the armed forces and in… …   Wikipedia

  • bounty lands — Portions of the public domain given or donated as a bounty for services rendered, chiefly for military service …   Black's law dictionary

  • bounty lands — Portions of the public domain given or donated as a bounty for services rendered, chiefly for military service …   Black's law dictionary


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.