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Lawrence Hezekia Williamson
Sent to Camp Zachary Taylor; refused to drill at first, but then agreed to do so; segregated with other C.O.s; worked in Personnel Office at camp [for a short time?]; letter to his folks on April 21, 1918 says its his 13th day of being in guardhouse for refusing to obey an order; court-martialed and sentenced to 15 years in prison; imprisoned Sept. 30, 1918.
Source: Lawrence H. Williamson Papers, Friends Historical Library, Swarthmore College