Rank and organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1843, Maine. Accredited
to: Maine. G.O. No.: 59, 22 June 1865.
Citation: As seaman on board the
U.S.S. Hendrick Hudson, St. Marks, Fla., 5 and 6 March 1865, Mack served
with the Army in charge of Navy howitzers during the attack on St. Marks
and, throughout this fierce engagement, made remarkable efforts in assisting
transport of the gun. His coolness and determination in courageously standing
by his gun while under the fire of the enemy were a credit to the service
to which he belonged.
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)