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Letter December 28, 1918 from David Eichel to Parents
groups and put into two large cages, similar to the ones at the Riley Guard House. We were given beds, mattresses and pillows and made physically comfortable. We were again restored to regular diet. Thus, all the disadvantages of solitary confinement were effectually removed. We now have each others company and are free to do whatever we please. Julius, of course, is with me, and we are once more in a position to enjoy each others society. Both of us are in excellent health despite our lengthy stay in solitary.
We are now busy planning how best to adjust ourselves to our confinement here & keep ourselves occupied both mentally and physically. we have been assured by the officials here that they would, in so far as possibly, cooperate in making conditions here conducive toward these ends. We will in all probability organize classes in various subjects, similar to those we formerly had at Upton.
I have learned that camp Funston is now being investigated because of our treatment while confined at the M.P. Guard House there. The diary contained a resumee of events during that tense period had reached Wash. & an immediate