BioM: Carnegie, Ida (Marriage - 1905)

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----Source: CLARK COUNTY REPUBLICAN & PRESS (Neillsville, Wis.) 09/14/1905

Carnegie, Ida (Marriage - 13 SEP 1905)

A military wedding took place on Wednesday night unknown to many United Spanish War veteran who were in the city to attend the national encampment.

Maj. J.W. Hommel, Neillsville, Clark County, and Mrs. Ida Carnegie, Portage, arrived in the city on Wednesday and were married by C.H. Beale, Grand Av. Congregational Church. The bride was the widow of Maj. George Carnegie, an officer of the Third regiment, Wis. National Guard, who died nine years ago. Major Hommel also was an officer of the Third regiment and saw service in the Puerto Rico campaign. He was a widower with two daughters.

Major Hommel called on some of his Milwaukee friends on Thursday and when he and his bride left for home on Thursday evening they were given a farewell reception at the station by a party, properly equipped with rice and old shoes. (Milwaukee Free Press)



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