Battle of Yorktown begins

Unrest, Conflicts and WarYorktown (York, Virginia)Battle of Yorktown (1781)
On September 28 in 1781, General George Washington, commanding a force of 17,000 French and Continental troops, begins the siege known as the Battle of Yorktown against British General Lord Charles Cornwallis and a contingent of 9,000 British troops at Yorktown, Virginia, in the most...
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