Marriage of Cyrus Carpenter

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The Fort Dodge Republican: March 16, 1864


On Monday, the 16th inst., at the residence of the bride’s father, in this place, by the Rev. S.W. Ingham, Captain Cyrus C. Carpenter, of Gen. Dodge’s Staff, to Miss Susan C. Burkholder, all of Fort Dodge.

The newly married pair will please accept our thanks for the token of good will to the printer which accompanied the foregoing notice. We wish them all the pleasure that a long life of happiness can afford.

(Editor’s note: Cyrus C. Carpenter was Webster County surveyor in 1856. He accompanied the relief expedition to Spirit Lake to aid the settlers after the Spirit Lake Massacre. He was a representative in the Iowa Legislature from 1858 to 1860. During the Civil War, he was on the staff of generals William Rosecrans, Grenville M. Dodge and John A. Logan. He later became governor of Iowa. He died May 29, 1898. There is more information in the Wikipedia article.)

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