Nov. 22, 1824 Morrisania Bronx County New York, USA
Morris was a graduate of Princeton University in 1774. He was an officer in the Revolution under the command of General Nathanael Greene. After the war he settled in Charleston later marrying Ann Elliott. He served five terms in the South Carolina legislature and was elected lieutenant governor in 1794.
Inscription: He served in the War of 76. The time that tried men's souls. He was an aide to General Greene at the battles of Eutaw and Guilford. His good name is the best inheritance to his family. He died in Morristown, N. Y. 22nd Nov 1824.
Note: This is a cenotaph. Burial is in St. Anne's Episcopal Church in the Bronx.