b. 18/01/1844 Cadwell, New York. d. 24/04/1928 Copenhagen, New York.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 02/04/1865 Petersburg, Virginia.
Hack was born in Bolton, New York. He joined the Army from Salisbury, Vermont on August 27, 1861 and mustered into federal service on September 16 as a Private in Company F. On December 15, 1863, he reenlisted and was promoted to Corporal. He was wounded on May 5, 1864 at the Battle of the Wilderness. He returned to his company and on March 1, 1865, during the Siege of Petersburg, he was promoted to Sergeant.
After the war, Hack mustered out in Vermont in June 1865 and returned to his native New York. At some time he married Emma J. Burt (1849–1911). They had a son, Burt Lester Hack, who was a funeral director in Mechanicville, New York. He passed away at age 84 on April 24, 1928, predeceased by his wife and survived by his son. He was buried in Ticonderoga, New York.
Capture of flag of 23d Tennessee Infantry (C.S.A.) and several of the enemy.
BURIAL LOCATION: MOUNT HOPE CEMETERY, TICONDEROGA, NEW YORK.
LOCATION OF MEDAL: FAMILY.