- mustered into federal service
- Actual enrollment in the armed service of the United States Government; something more than being called for military duty and sent to a training camp for physical examination with the possibility of rejection as physically unfit for military service, without ever having been placed on a muster role. Bannister v Soldiers Bonus Board, 43 RI 346, 112 A 422, 13 ALR 589.
Ballentine's law dictionary. Anderson, W.S.. 1998.