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Registered for draft on June 5, 1917, as a C.O.; interviewed by Board of Inquiry in June 1918 at Upton, in July 1918 at Leavenworth, in Sept. 1918 at Riley, and in Jan. 1919 at Disciplinary Barracks [Ft. Leavenworth]; class = 1B (later as 6?); charged with disobedience of orders; sentenced to 25 years in prison, reduced to 1.5 years; his brother, Armin Seidenberg, was part of Dec. 1918 delegation that visited Secretary of War Baker to plea for release of C.O.s in prison at Ft. Leavenworth; reason for stance = liberty of conscience; he was NOT a member of the Socialist Party; an etcher.