conscript (n.)
1800, perhaps a back-formation (influenced by French adjective conscrit) from conscription.
conscript (v.)
1813, American English, from conscript (n.). A word from the militia drafts in the War of 1812. Popularized (or unpopularized) during U.S. Civil War, when both sides resorted to it in 1862. Related: Conscripted; conscripting.
conscript (adj.)
1530s, from Latin conscriptus, past participle of conscribere "to draw up, list," literally "to write together" (see conscription).