William Martin Close (1832) was born in Castle Cary, Somerset, the son of Lemuel Close (1790) and Mary Anne Sealey.
After emigrating to America, enlisted into the US Army at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1855. He died a few months later, probably during one of the many skirmishes leading up to the Civil War in 1861.
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