I did a search for your Charles on Ancestry.
Did not find any info on his parents, other than father born England and mother born Canada, French.
Charles White was born February 1844 and died 19 August 1904 of an accidental skull fracture. He is buried in Section 10, Row F, No. 2
This is from the Sawtell, Los Angeles, California US National Home for Disabled Soldiers.
The following compiled from the records of the various Soldier's homes...
enlisted 14 April 1864 at New Orleans, Louisiana
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Company: USS "New London" and not sure name of other ship
Discharged 13 July 1866 Naval Hospital, New York
Cause: Deafness, Injury to right foot, left arm partially disabled
Residence subsequent to discharge: Walla Walla, Washington
no living relatives
Rate of Pension: $8
Pension certificate: No 24.209
Effects at death: $32.55, turned over to T.J. Cochrane, Treasurer on 3 July 1905
He was 5' 8" ruddy complection and dark hair with gray eyes
Admissions and discharges to the US National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers:
Adm 21 or 22 September 1893 to the Pacific Branch
Disch 2 or 21 November 1899 transferred to West Branch
Adm 2 Novemeber 1899 to West Branch
Disch 11 April 1900 at request
Adm 20 May 1900 Marion Branch without condition
Adm 15 May 1902
Disch 23 Nov 1903 at request
1900 Census Marion Branch National Military Home, Grant, Indiana
born February 1844 New Zealand
age 56, single
immigrated 1845, in US 55 years
Father born England
Mother born Canada, French