RADING, Anton O.

WI 19th Inf Co B. Residence: Houston, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 24. Blue eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years at Houston on 23 Jan 1862. Mustered 4 Mar 1862 at Racine, Wisconsin. Private. Sick with rheumatism in hospital 26 Mar to 22 May 1863. Promoted to Corporal. Re-enlisted for three years on 12 Feb 1864 at New Bern, North Carolina. Mustered out on 14 Jun 1865 at Camp Chase, Ohio. Post war: He became a farmer near Fargo, North Dakota. Joined GAR Posr 44 on 22 Jul 1884. The Post Descriptive Book gives his birth place as Sweden. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 97-4,17; red book vol 24) (Fargo GAR records) (Ole G. Hougan’s Civil War Diary, 2 Jan, 15 Feb, 26 Mar, 19 Apr & 22 May 1863) “Reding, A.O.” “Roding, O.”