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Odel Close (1738) - American Revolutionary War

Odel Close (1738) – American Revolutionary War

Odel Close (1738) was born in Greenwich, Connecticut, the son of Joseph Close (1702) and Eunice Hall. In 1775 he was appointed to the Committee of Inspection and Safety. This was an extension of the Vigilance Committee in preparation for the America Revolutionary War. In […]

Benjamin Close (1760) - American Revolutionary War

Benjamin Close (1760) – American Revolutionary War

Benjamin Close (1760) was born in Greenwich, Connecticut, the son of Samuel Close (1724) and Deborah Mead. He served as a private in the Connecticut Line and was severely wounded through the body and left arm in a skirmish at Eastchester, New York, while acting […]

Dorwin Jacob Close (1831) - American Civil War

Dorwin Jacob Close (1831) – American Civil War

Dorwin Jacob Close (1831) was born in Mayfield, New York, the son of Peter Close (1804) and Mary Ann Brown. He enlisted into the Union forces at Mayfield, New York in 1862. Service Record: Enlisted in Company I, New York 10th Cavalry Regiment on 06 […]

Nathaniel Erwin Close (1840) - American Civil War

Nathaniel Erwin Close (1840) – American Civil War

Nathaniel Erwin Close (1840) was born in Jefferson County, New York, the son of Peter Close (1804) and Mary Ann Brown. He enlisted into the Union forces at Mayfield, New York in 1861. In 1863 he was drafted into the Union forces at Mayfield, New […]

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