HACK, LESTER G. - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Sergeant, Company F, 5th Vermont Infantry. Place and date: At Petersburg, Va., 2 April 1865.

Entered service at:   Salisbury, Vt. Born: 18 January 1841, Bolton, N.Y.

Date of issue:   10 May 1865.

Citation:   Capture of flag of 23d Tennessee Infantry (C.S.A.) with several of the enemy.

This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)