Sept - Oct 1781, The Battle of Yorktown, also known as the Siege of Yorktown.  General George Washington's defeat of Lord Cornwallis's British army, causing the British to surrender and ending the American Revolutionary War.  The British were being defeated by the American colonists, causing the British government to negotiate an end to the American Revolution, giving colonists their freedom.

Sept - Oct The Battle of Yorktown, This for us, Americans, was truly a turn for the better.Without Yorktown ,I don't think we would've came this far.

On this day in American history the Revolutionary War effectively ended with the surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown.  The Yorktown campaign proved to be the last major battle of the war.

On this day in American history the Revolutionary War effectively ended with the surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown. The Yorktown campaign proved to be the last major battle of the war.

The Battle of Yorktown was the last battle in the Revolutionary War. The Americans had won. At this battle, Lord Cornwalllis (a British officer) surrendered for the British.

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American Revolution : The Battle of Yorktown - American troops storming the redoubt. Feidt Wysong, my Great Grandfather was in this one and was present when General Washington accepted Lord Cornwallis' sword as a gesture of defeat and surrender.

Boston Campaign - American Revolutionary War

Boston Campaign - American Revolutionary War

"Surrender of Lord Cornwallis" was painted by John Trumbull, depicting the British surrendering to French (left) and American (right) troo

July 4th/Independence Day Memorial Day Fourth Grade History Comprehension Worksheets: The Siege of Yorktown

The Siege of Yorktown

Siege of Yorktown - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Battle of Yorktown The battle of Yorktown was the final battle of the Revolutionary war. With the combination of the French Navy in the colonists infantry, the British had no choice but to surrender.

Siege of Yorktown (1862), April 5 - May 4, 1862

Siege of Yorktown April 5 - May 1862

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