Help; help; assistance; counsel; support. As a component when you look at the crime of treason, the providing of "aid and comfort" on enemy may consist in a mere effort. It isn't essential to represent the providing of help and convenience the enterprise commenced should-be effective as well as render assistance. Younger v. United States, 97 U. S. 62, 24 L. Ed. 992; U. S. v. Greathouse, 4 Sawy. 472, Fed. Cas. No. 15,254.
The property of Confederates might be confiscated, and in 1866 a constitutional amendment disfranchising all who had given aid and comfort to the Confederacy was adopted.