Siege of Yorktown


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By the end of September 1781, General Washington’s army of 17,600 had surrounded Cornwallis’ 8,300 troops and the famous Siege of Yorktown began, which led a few weeks later to the surrender of Cornwallis.

The image, HPIM0795, was originally uploaded by markva2. It is posted here from Neddy’s flickr favorites.

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