CAPTAIN THOMAS PINCKNEY, husband of Mary Amanda Stewart
Captain Thomas Pinckney was one of the "Immortal 600" Confederate officers who suffered terribly at the hands of Union captors at Morris Island near Charleston and at Fort Pulaski in Delaware. For more on the "Immortal 600" and even a quote from Captain Pinckney, go here.
Captain Thomas Pinckney's illustrious ancestors include:
- Colonel Charles Pinckney (1699 - 1758) -- Chief Justice of the colony of South Carolina. His wife Eliza did so much to promote independence in the colonies that upon her death President George Washington, at his own request, served as her pallbearer.
- Charles Cotesworth Pinckney (great-uncle, 1746 - 1825) -- Minister to France, candidate for Vice-President and President.
- Major General Thomas Pinckney (1750 - 1828) -- a statesman, diplomat and veteran of both the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812.
- Marquis Jacques delaMotte (1650 - ?)
THE PINCKNEYS OF BROOK HILL