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e subordinate reports herewith transmitted, and to the reports of other commanders, for details of the action of Malvern Hill. After this battle, as required, the division was occupied, under my orders, in removing the wounded and burying the dead. From my personal staff I received every assistance; and I beg to name Lieutenant-Colonel S. S. Anderson, A. A. G., Captain Benjamin Huger, A. A. G., Lieutenants Sloan and Preston, Aidsde-camp, Lieutenant Willoughby Anderson, Engineer, and Thomas Pinckney, Volunteer Aid-decamp, as officers who rendered important service, and to whom my thanks are especially due. To Surgeon E. N. Word, medical director, and Major J. A. Johnston, Quartermaster, I beg to call the attention of the General for the prompt care bestowed on the wounded, and the transportation of them to the hospitals, &c. I remain, very respectfully, Your most obedient servant, Benjamin Huger, Major-General commanding Division. falling Creek, July 21, 1862. General R. E.
e until January, 1809, when the President was authorized to equip three frigates and a sloop-of-war. In organizing the military forces for war in 1812 the following appointments were made: Henry Dearborn, a soldier of the Revolution, collector of the port of Boston, late Secretary of War, and then sixty years of age, was appointed (February, 1812) first major-general, or acting commander-in-chief of the armies in the field, having the Northern Department under his immediate control. Thomas Pinckney, of South Carolina, also a soldier of the Revolution, was appointed (March, 1812) second major-general, and placed in command of the Southern Department. Joseph Bloomfield (governor of New Jersey), James Winchester (of Tennessee), John P. Boyd (of Massachusetts), and William Hull (then governor of the Territory of Michigan) were commissioned (April 8, 1812) brigadier-generals. The same commission was given (June) to Thomas Flournoy, of Georgia. John Armstrong, of New York, was also c
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Pinckney, Thomas 1750-1828 (search)
Pinckney, Thomas 1750-1828 Diplomatist; born in Charleston, S. C., Oct. 23, 1750; educated in England, and was admitted to the bar in 1770. He joined the army in 1775; became a major and aide to General Lincoln, and afterwards to Count d'estaing in the siege of Savannah. He was distinguished in the battle at Stono Charles Cotesworth Pinckney. Ferry, and was aide to General Gates in the battle near Camden, where he was wounded and made prisoner. In 1792 he was sent as minister to Great sent as minister to Great Britain, and in 1794 to Spain, where he negotiated the treaty of St. Ildefonso, which secured Thomas Pinckney. to the United States the free navigation of the Mississippi River. In 1799 he was a member of Congress, and in March, 1812, President Madison appointed him commander of the Sixth Military District. His last military service was under General Jackson at the last decisive battle with the Creeks at Horseshoe Bend. He died in Charleston, S. C., Nov. 2, 1828.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Presidential elections. (search)
ia, 1 vote each. Vacancies (votes not cast), 4. George Washington was chosen President and John Adams Vice-President. 1792. George Washington received 132 votes; John Adams, Federalist, 77; George Clinton, of New York, Republican (a), 50; Thomas Jefferson, of Virginia, Republican, 4; Aaron Burr, of New York, Republican, 1 vote. Vacancies, 3. George Washington was chosen President and John Adams Vice-President. 1796. John Adams, Federalist, 71; Thomas Jefferson, Republican, 68; Thomas Pinckney, of South Carolina, Federalist, 59; Aaron Burr, of New York, Republican, 30; Samuel Adams, of Massachusetts, Republican, 15; Oliver Ellsworth, of Connecticut, Independent, 11; George Clinton, of New York, Republican, 7; John Jay, of New York, Federalist, 5; James Iredell, of North Carolina, Federalist, 3; George Washington, of Virginia; John Henry, of Maryland, and S. Johnson, of North Carolina, all Federalists, 2 votes each; Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, of South Carolina, Federalist, 1
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), State of South Carolina, (search)
1719 Temporary republic. Arthur Middleton1719 Royal governors. Francis Nicholson1721 Arthur Middleton1725 Robert Johnson1730 Thomas Broughton1735 William Bull1737 James Glen1743 William H. Littleton1756 William Bull1760 Thomas Boone1762 William Bull1763 Charles Montague1766 William Bull1769 William Campbell1775 Governors under the Constitution. John Rutledge1775 Rawlin Lowndes1778 John Rutledge1779 John Matthews1782 Benjamin Guerard1783 William Moultrie1785 Thomas Pinckney1787 Arnoldus Vanderhorst1792 William Moultrie1794 Charles Pinckney1796 Edward Rutledge1798 John Draytonacting1800 James B. Richardson1802 Paul Hamilton1804 Charles Pinckney1806 John Drayton1808 Henry Middleton1810 Joseph Alston1812 David R. Williams1814 Andrew J. Pickens1816 John Geddes1818 Thomas Bennet1820 John L. Wilson1822 Richard J. Manning1824 John Taylor1826 Stephen D. Miller1828 James Hamilton1830 Robert Y. Hayne1832 George McDuflie1834 Pierce M. Butler183
was equivalent to a declaration of war against England, and so, indirectly, gave aid to the United States. France, financially weak, now wished for peace, and therefore the minister suggested to Congress measures for securing it. In 1795 Thomas Pinckney was sent on a special mission to Spain, where he negotiated a treaty which settled a longpending dispute concerning the Spanish boundary and the navigation of the Mississippi River. This treaty was signed at Madrid by Thomas Pinckney and ElThomas Pinckney and El Principe de la Paz on Oct. 20, 1795. It fixed the Florida boundary at lat. 31° N., between the Mississippi and the Apalachicola, and east of the Apalachicola a line from the junction of the Flint to the head of the St. Mary, and thence by that river to the sea. The navigation of the Mississippi was to be free to both parties throughout its entire extent. The Americans were to enjoy a right of deposit at New Orleans for three years, at the end of which period either this privilege was to be
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Chapter 21: (search)
n D. Kennedy commanded Kershaw's old brigade, and he and his veterans did gallant service. General Kennedy complimented Lieutenant-Colonel Wallace, commanding the Second regiment, for skill and gallantry, and mentioned particularly, Capt. C. R. Holmes, assistant adjutant-general, Lieutenant Harllee, acting assistant inspector-general, Lieutenant Sill, acting on staff, and C. Kennison, acting aide-de-camp; also the good conduct and coolness in bearing dispatches of Sergeant Blake and Corporal Pinckney of the Second South Carolina. Lieutenant-Colonel Roy, in the advance, was for a time on the left of the brigade, gallantly inspiriting the men. During the operations just narrated, Hagood's brigade had been engaged, under Hoke and Bragg, in the defense of Wilmington, N. C., and of Kinston, maintaining in every combat its old-time reputation for valor. In the operations about Kinston, Lee's corps, under D. H. Hill, also took part, and in the actions of March 8th, 9th and 10th, the
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Biographical (search)
he commonwealth. His admirable reorganization of the finances of the State was fitly complemented by his honest, business-like and common-sense administration as governor. By his marriage to Eloise, daughter of Senator A. P. Butler, he had one son, Butler Hagood. The death of General Hagood occurred at Barnwell, January 4, 1898. Major-General Benjamin Huger Major-General Benjamin Huger was born at Charleston in 1806, son of Francis Kinlock Huger, whose wife was a daughter of Gen. Thomas Pinckney. His father, who was aide-de-camp to General Wilkinson in 1800, and adjutant-general in the war of 1812, suffered imprisonment in Austria for assisting in the liberation of Lafayette from the fortress of Olmutz; his grandfather, Benjamin Huger, was a famous revolutionary patriot, killed before Charleston during the British occupation; and his great-great-grandfather was Daniel Huger, who fled from France before the revocation of the edict of Nantes and died in South Carolina in 1711.
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Additional Sketches Illustrating the services of officers and Privates and patriotic citizens of South Carolina. (search)
s, enlisted in 1862, in the company of Capt. Thomas Pinckney and was killed April 18th, the same yet position of agent at Charleston. Captain Thomas Pinckney Captain Thomas Pinckney was born iCaptain Thomas Pinckney was born in the city of Charleston, S. C., in 1828. He was the son of Charles C. Pinckney, and grandson of Ting the Southern army in the war of 1812. Captain Pinckney received his collegiate education at the riflemen, to the command of which company Captain Pinckney was elected. Maj. Edward Manigault, havist at McClellanville, under whose command Captain Pinckney served until the reorganization of the arvere fight near Hawe's Shop, on May 28th, Captain Pinckney with the extreme right of the line was cur to Point Lookout. After some six weeks Captain Pinckney with most of his fellow prisoners were rel and Fort Pulaski in the Savannah river. Captain Pinckney was sent to the latter point, whence a mohe Carolina light infantry, commanded by Captain Pinckney, and served until December, 1861, when he[1 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), General Beauregard's report of the battle of Drury's Bluff. (search)
Southern District of North America. This was a most valuable publication. DeBrahm's manuscript, from which the portion relating to Georgia was thus printed, exists in the Library of Harvard University, at Cambridge, Massachusetts. Mr. DeRenne did for Georgia what Mr. Weston had accomplished for South Carolina. The following year, in the third of the Wormsloe Quartos, were presented the interesting Journal and Letters of Eliza Lucas, the the mother of Generals Charles Cotesworth and Thomas Pinckney. So charmed was Mr. DeRenne with A Bachelor's Reverie, in three parts. I. Smoke, signifying Doubt; II. Blaze, signifying Cheer; III. Ashes, signfying Desolation: by Ik. Marvel, that in 1850, by permission of and as a compliment to the gentle author, he had a beautiful edition of twelve copies privately printed. In 1851 Mr. DeRenne published, as his fourth Wormsloe Quarto, the Diary of Colonel Winthrop Sargent, Adjutant-General of the United States Army during the Campaign of 17
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