RITON, Samuel

WI 12th Inf Co A. Born 23 Aug 1838 at Falebu, Gudbrandsdalen, Norway, son of Anders Reiton and Kari Knudsen. Civil War: Enlisted 30 Oct 1861. Private. Discharged from the service for disability, rheumatism in left side, on 15 Dec 1862. Post war: Lived at Baldwin, St. Croix County, Wisconsin. Died 19 Jun 1894 at Hammond, St. Croix County. Buried at Peace Lutheran Cemetery, Rush River, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p324) (1890 US Census, microfilm #123, roll 116, ed 257, p2) (Family Group sheet compiled by Florence B. Simon, 616 Commercial, Hudson WI) “Reiton, Sam” “Reiton, Svend” “Reitan, Svend”