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Hack, Lester Goodel
MILITARY SERVICE
Age: 17, credited to Salisbury, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF
Service: enl 8/27/61, m/i 9/16/61, PVT, Co. F, 5th VT INF, reen 12/15/63, pr CORP, pr SGT 3/1/65, wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, m/o 6/29/65 (Medal of Honor)

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VITALS
Birth: 01/18/1844, Bolton, NY
Death: 04/24/1928

Burial: Mount Hope Cemetery, Ticonderoga, NY
Findagrave Memorial #: 8289308
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: gravesite

Remarks: None
DESCENDANTS

Great Grandfather of Robert E. Hack, Beaver Falls, NY

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BURIAL:
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Mount Hope Cemetery, Ticonderoga, NY

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Medal of Honor
This soldier was awarded the Medal of Honor

Lester Goodel Hack

Rank and Organization: Sergeant, Co. F, 5th Vermont Infantry.
Place and date: Petersburg, VA, 2 Apr 1865.
Entered service at: Salisbury.
Born: 18 Jan 1841, Cadwell,, NY
Died: 24 Apr 1928, Copenhagen, NY
Buried: Mount Hope Cemetery, Ticonderoga, NY
Date of Issue: 10 May 1865.
Citation: Capture of flag of 23rd Tennessee Infantry (C.S.A.) with several of the enemy.















Gravesite photographs courtesy of Heidi McColgan.

NARA File Number: AAK-534-EB-1869.

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See also: Beyer and Keydel, 171.

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