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Uniform Coat worn by Captain Thomas Pinckney (Charleston, SC). Served in the St. James Mounted Riflemen which was later incorporated into the 4th Regiment, South Carolina Cavalry. Captured at Haw’s Shop, VA in May 1864, Pinckney was among the “Immortal 600,” a group of Confederate prisoners held in a crude stockade in front of Federal fortifications on Morris Island to discourage Confederate artillery fire. Charleston Museum.