About William Powers Morris
The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
Rank and Organization: Sergeant, Company C, 1st New York (Lincoln) Cavalry. Place and Date: At Sailors Creek, Va., 6 April 1865. Entered Service At: Philadelphia, Pa. Birth: Philadelphia, Pa. Date Of Issue: 3 May 1865.
Capture of flag of 40th Virginia Infantry (C.S.A.).