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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 -

    Siege of Yorktown. The British were forced to surrender 2 days after patriot soldiers captured the fort at Yorktown in 1781.

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

    In the summer of 1780, the Americans received a major boost to their cause when 5,500 French troops, commanded by Comte de Rochambeau, arrived at Newport, Rhode Island. France had been sending supplies to the United States all along, but after France and England declared war against each other in ...

  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. 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 Monroe, Union Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan's Army of the Potomac encountered Maj. Gen. John B. Magruder's small Confederate force at Yorktown behind the Warwick Line.

  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. 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 ...

  9. 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.

  10. Battle of Yorktown - Britishbattles

    Combatants at the Battle of Yorktown: Americans and French against the British and their German mercenaries Generals at the Battle of Yorktown: General Washington commanded the American army. Lieutenant-General de Rochambeau commanded the French troops. Major-General Lord Cornwallis commanded the ...

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