Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth (1746–1825), politician and army officer in the United States of America, was born on 14 February 1746 in Charles Town, South Carolina, the son of Charles Pinckney (1699–1758), a leading planter and politician, and Elizabeth Lucas Pinckney (1722?–1793), an agricultural innovator. In 1753 ...
Robert M. Weir
Rodney, Caesar (1728–1784), revolutionary politician and army officer in America, was born on 7 October 1728 on a farm near Dover, in Kent county, Delaware. He was the eldest of eight children of Caesar Rodeney (1707–1745), a well-to-do planter, and his wife, Elizabeth (1709–1763)...
Maker: Rembrandt Peale
Clyde R. Ferguson
Sumter, Thomas (1734–1832), revolutionary army officer and politician in the United States of America, was born on 14 July or 14 August 1734 in the Preddy's Creek settlement of Hanover county, Virginia, near present-day Charlottesville. Second of four children born to William Sumter...
Maker: Gilbert Stuart
Washington, George (1732–1799), revolutionary army officer and president of the United States of America, was born on 11 February 1732 at his family's plantation near Pope's Creek, Westmoreland county, Virginia, the first of six children of Augustine Washington (1694–1743), planter, and his second wife, ...