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  2. Siege of Yorktown - Wikipedia

    The Siege of Yorktown, also known as the Battle of Yorktown, the Surrender at Yorktown, German Battle or the Siege of Little York,[a][b] ending on October 19, 1781, at Yorktown, Virginia, was a decisive victory by a combined force of American Continental Army troops led by General George Washington and French Army troops led by the Comte de ...

  3. Siege of Yorktown - American Revolution -

    Find out more about the history of Siege of Yorktown, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on

  4. History of the Siege - Yorktown Battlefield Part of ...

    History of the Siege By the summer of 1781, the United States had been at war with England for over six years. The first shots had been fired in April 1775 on the village green in Lexington and at North Bridge in Concord, Massachusetts.

  5. Siege of Yorktown | United States history |

    Siege of Yorktown, (September 28–October 19, 1781), joint Franco-American land and sea campaign that entrapped a major British army on a peninsula at Yorktown, Virginia, and forced its surrender. The siege virtually ended military operations in the American Revolution.

  6. Battle of Yorktown in the American Revolution

    Learn about the facts and importance of the Battle of Yorktown, the last major battle of the American Revolution.

  7. The Battle of Yorktown or Siege of Yorktown was fought from April 5 to May 4, 1862 in York County and Newport News, Virginia. In April 1862, Major General George McClellan's troops left northern Virginia to begin the Peninsula Campaign.

  8. Battle of Yorktown - Britishbattles

    General George Washington's resounding victory and the surrender of Lord Cornwallis's British army on 19th October 1781; the end for Britain in the American Colonies

  9. Battle of Yorktown begins - Sep 28, 1781 -

    On this day in 1781, General George Washington, commanding a force of 17,000 French and Continental troops, begins the siege known as the Battle of Yorktown against British General Lord Charles Cornwallis and a contingent of 9,000 British troops at Yorktown, Virginia, in the most important battle of the Revolutionary War.

  10. Yorktown Campaign · George Washington's Mount Vernon

    The Yorktown Campaign ensured American efforts to win ... The resulting siege at Yorktown forced Cornwallis' surrender and compelled the start of serious ...

  11. Siege of Yorktown (1862) - Wikipedia

    The Battle of Yorktown or Siege of Yorktown was fought from April 5 to May 4, 1862, as part of the Peninsula Campaign of the American Civil War. Marching from Fort ...

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