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Lester Goodel Hack

Details
  • 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
Citation
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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