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.
- Enlisted in Company I, New York 10th Cavalry Regiment on 06 Sep 1862
- Promoted to Full Sergeant on 30 Oct 1862
- Mustered out on 01 Oct 1864
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