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.

The painting depicts the surrender of British Major General Charles, Earl Cornwallis at Yorktown, Virginia on October 19, 1781, ending the Siege of Yorktown, and virtually guaranteeing American independence. Included in the depiction are many leaders of the American troops that took part in the siege.

The painting depicts the surrender of British Major General Charles, Earl Cornwallis at Yorktown, Virginia on October 19, 1781, ending the Siege of Yorktown, and virtually guaranteeing American independence. Included in the depiction are many leaders of the American troops that took part in the siege.

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.

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 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

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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