el which she had written to him as a soldier, and to whom he had become engaged during his last furlough, was taken ill of rapid consumption upon receiving the news of his death, and died six months later with his name upon her lips.
Private 14th Mass. Battery, January 24, 1864; discharged for disability, March, 1864; enlisted as private in Connecticut (but unassigned), March, 1864; died of disease at Hartford, Conn., April 17, 1864.
Daniel Hack was the son of Christopher Amory and Sarah (Seaver) Hack, and was born in Taunton, Massachusetts, December 21, 1834.
He was the second of four children, all sons.
From earliest childhood he was noted for the beauty of his countenance, the sweetness of his temper, and the quickness of his intellect.
He had a high forehead, a full, deep-set eye, dark curling hair, clustering thickly upon his temples, and a frank, manly, and captivating expression.
Though he was not tall, and his frame was slender and delicate, there