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Tickets to the new American Revolution Museum at Yorktown make the perfect gift for family, friends and children. In the living-history areas, explore a Revolution-era farm and witness artillery demonstrations at a re-created Continental Army encampment. See exciting new indoor galleries, interactive exhibits and films. Watch "The Siege of Yorktown," a new 180-degree surround screen with wind, smoke and the thunder of cannon fire. Visit online for pricing, packages and annual passes.


The Surrender Of Lord Charles Cornwallis At The Siege Of Yorktown In 1781 From The Book Short History Of The English People By JR Green Published London 1893 Canvas Art - Ken Welsh Design Pics (22 x


Siege Of Yorktown Virginia 1862 Drawn By FB Schell Canvas Art - Ken Welsh Design Pics (17 x 11)

Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis KG, known as The Earl Cornwallis between 1762 & 1792, was a British Army officer & colonial administrator. In the U. S. he is best remembered as one of the leading British generals in the American War of Independence. His surrender in 1781 to a combined American & French force at the Siege of Yorktown ended significant hostilities in North America.


James Clinton (1736-1812) was a Revolutionary War officer who obtained the rank of brevet major general. His military experience began in the French and Indian War. During the American Revolution, Clinton served most of the war in the northern department along the New York frontier. During the Saratoga Campaign, he commanded Fort Clinton. In 1780, he temporarily commanded the Northern Department. By October 1781, his brigade had joined George Washington's army in the siege of Yorktown.


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.


Clockwise from top left: Surrender of Lord Cornwallis after the Siege of Yorktown, Battle of Trenton, The Death of General Warren at the Battle of Bunker Hill, Battle of Long Island, Battle of Guilford Court House