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Lester Goodel Hack

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company F,
    5th Vermont Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: April 2, 1865
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Petersburg, Virginia, USA
Capture of flag of 23d Tennessee Infantry (C.S.A.) and several of the enemy.
Medal of Honor Recipient Lester G. Hack
Medal of Honor Recipient Lester G. Hack
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Salisbury, Addison County, Vermont
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: May 10, 1865
  • Born: January 18, 1844, Cadwell, Warren County, NY, United States
  • Died: April 24, 1928, Copenhagen, NY, United States
  • Buried: Mount Hope Cemetery (MH), Ticonderoga, NY, United States

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