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Letter August 16, 1918 from David Eichel to ____ Langman
According to the Boards C.O's are classified as follow
1A, 1B - sincere objectors offered farm furlough
1C - [illegible]
2 - sincere - must accept non. com. ser.
3 - Insincere " " com. service
I have been placed in class 1.A.
There were six men in class 3. On Friday Aug. 2, they were taken to the Quartermasters. A uniform was held before each man & a commissioned officer ordered him to accept it. They all refused and were straightaway placed under arrest and are now being detained at the guard-house here, for Courtmartial.
I just rec'd a letter from home notifying me that brother Julius, who has already begun his sentence at Ft. Jay.