Major General Charles Cotesworth Pinckney

Major General Charles Cotesworth Pinckney (HMW57)

Location: Charleston, SC 29401 Charleston County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 46.575', W 79° 55.831'

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One of the Founders of the American Republic

Born February 25, 1746, Charleston

Member of Provincial Assembly 1769
District Attorney General for South Carolina 1773
Member of Provincial Congress 1775
Officer of the Continental Army 1775
Prisoner of War 1780-82
Delegate to the Constitutional Convention 1787
Signatory of the United States Constitution
Minister to France during the XYZ Affair 1796
"Millions for defense not a cent for tribute"
A Founder of South Carolina College, Columbia 1801
Federalist Candidate for Vice President of the United States 1880
Federalist Candidate for President of the United States 1804 & 1808
President, The South Carolina Jockey Club,
President, The Society for Relief of Widows and Orphans,
President, Charleston Library Society,
The Society of the Cincinnati of the State of South Carolina
President General, The Society of the Cincinnati
Actively campaigned against dueling in South Carolina
First President of the Charleston Bible Society 1810

"He combined the virtues of the patriot
and the piety of the Christian"

Died August 16, 1825, Charleston
HM NumberHMW57
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Date Added Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 3:44pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 600160 N 3626988
Decimal Degrees32.77625000, -79.93051667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 46.575', W 79° 55.831'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 46' 34.50" N, 79° 55' 49.86" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 71 Broad St, Charleston SC 29401, US
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