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WI 28th Inf Co F. Residence: Merton, Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 22. Farmer. Gray eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 20 Aug 1862 at Merton. Mustered 13 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Transferred to the Invalid Corps 15 Mar 1864. Sources: (WHS red book vol 33)


CA 1st Cav, Co K. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Enrolled for three years on 7 Jan 1862. Discharged 27 Jan 1865. Joined the Dakota GAR Post 44 on 17 Jul 1884. Later he moved to Houston, Minnesota. Sources: (GAR Post Descriptive Book, folder 6, ND Inst. For Regional Studies, Fargo)

REDEN, Alexander

WI 15th Inf Co G. Negro. Civil War: Enlisted for three years on 2 Mar 1863 at Mississippi River Island No. 10 on 2 Mar 1863 and mustered there. Private. Company undercook. Taken prisoner at Chattanooga, Tennessee, 20 Nov 1863. Transferred to Company H at Whiteside, Tennessee. Temporarily assigned to the Wisconsin 24th Infantry. Was given 30 days sick leave and did not return. Listed as deserted on 25 Mar 1865. Sources: (WHS red book vol 20 p104) (Buslett p542) (Meeker) “Redan, Alex” “Raden, Alexander”

REDER, Johan George

WI 27th Inf Co H. Residence: Christiania, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Orland, Norway. Civil War: Clerk. Age 26. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 6’, stout build. Enlisted for three years on 5 Aug 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 25 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Left sick at Helena, Arkansas, 13 Aug 1863. In hospital at Memphis, Tennessee, 28 Aug 1863. Died of intermittent fever on 29 Aug 1863 at Memphis. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-10,19; 130-10, 131-4; red book vol 32) (Love p1104) “Rader, Johan” “Rider, John G”