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Diary of David Eichel, 1917
[December 29, 1917]
10 A.M. taken before major and asked whether willing to become a soldier. Answered “no.” Called coward.
11 A.M. Sent over for wood. Went out after protest. Ears and finger tips frost bitten.
1 P.M. Again taken to Headq’s and transportation papers given to armed escort.
3 P.M. Arrived in Penn Depot with a total of 5 prisoners and 3 armed guards.
8:30 P.M. Reached Camp Upton. Stopped at