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 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.

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.

Siege of Yorktown - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Siege of Yorktown - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Siege Cannon at Yorktown Battlefield by Rachel Morrison - A Siege Cannon (24-pounder) at Yorktown Battlefield at Yorktown, Virginia. #virginia #yorktown #cannon #military #history #americanhistory #photography #blackandwhite #print #decor #interior

Siege Cannon at Yorktown Battlefield by Rachel Morrison - A Siege Cannon (24-pounder) at Yorktown Battlefield at Yorktown, Virginia. #virginia #yorktown #cannon #military #history #americanhistory #photography #blackandwhite #print #decor #interior

A Siege Cannon in Yorktown by Rachel Morrison - A siege Cannon (18-pounder) at Yorktown Battlefield in Yorktown, Virginia. #virginia #yorktown #cannon #military #americanhistory #history #photography #decor #interior #print

A Siege Cannon in Yorktown by Rachel Morrison - A siege Cannon (18-pounder) at Yorktown Battlefield in Yorktown, Virginia. #virginia #yorktown #cannon #military #americanhistory #history #photography #decor #interior #print

Siege of Yorktown - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Siege of Yorktown - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Siege of Yorktown - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Siege of Yorktown - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Yorktown Victory Center, a museum of the American Revolution. It chronicles America’s evolution from colonial status to nationhood through exhibits and outdoor living history.

Yorktown Victory Center, a museum of the American Revolution. It chronicles America’s evolution from colonial status to nationhood through exhibits and outdoor living history.

The Artillery of Independence  Siege of Yorktown, Virginia - October 9, 1781 George Washington firing the first American Artillery Round at Yorktown $225.00  www.blog.delawarerivergallery.com

The Artillery of Independence Siege of Yorktown, Virginia - October 9, 1781 George Washington firing the first American Artillery Round at Yorktown $225.00 www.blog.delawarerivergallery.com

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