Charles L Close (1842) was born in Cayuga County, New York, the son of John A Close (1814) and Julia S Foot.
He enlisted into Union forces in September 1861 at Cortland, New York. He survived the war, being mustered out in 1863.
- Enlisted in Company H, New York 23rd Infantry Regiment on 16 May 1861.
- Mustered out on 22 May 1863 at Elmira, NY.
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