Congress requires all males between 20 and 45 register for military
service. Draftees could be exempted from service by paying $300 or
providing a substitute.
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Editors. "Military service becomes compulsory in US". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=10946, accessed 20 August 2017.]
- American Civil War