Charles enlisted on May 30, 1863, during the Civil War. He joined Company A of the New York 9th Heavy Artillery on June 23, 1863. He mustered out on January 22, 1864 at Fort Simmons, Washington, DC.
Son of Benjamin Franklyn Hills and Clarissa Worden Hills. A fisherman at North Fair Haven and later moved to Midland, Ontario, Canada. He is interred at Lakeview Cemetery, Midland, Ontario, Canada.
In later years some members of the Hills family began to spell their last name as Hill, without the s at the end.
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