of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
WINEGAR, WILLIAM W.
Rank and Organization: Lieutenant, Company B, 19th New York Cavalry ( 1st New
York Dragoons). Place and Date: At Five Forks, Va., 1 April 1865. Birth:
Springport, N.Y. Date Of Issue: 3 May 1865.
While advancing in front of his company and alone, he found himself surrounded by the
enemy. He accosted a nearby enemy flag-bearer demanding the surrender of the group. His
effective firing of one shot so demoralized the unit that it surrendered with flag.
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