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Yorktown, siege of The allied armies joined Lafayette at Williamsburg, Va., Sept. 25, 1781, and
ng in the British outposts as they approached Yorktown, and taking possession of abandoned works.
T Route of Washington's army from the Hudson to Yorktown. York River, and on the 30th the place was co to resist was spared.
Plan of the siege of Yorktown.
Meanwhile the French, after a severe stru cannon on their batteries mounted his post at Yorktown would become untenable, and
British office he colors of the several British regiments at Yorktown, twenty-eight in number, was performed in thi er them to the sergeants.
For the siege of Yorktown the French provided thirty-seven ships-of-the
The news of the surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown spread great joy throughout the colonies, esp and his
Appearance of the British works at Yorktown in 1860. Excellency the Count de Grasse, lieu Deputy Commissary of Prisoners.
Camp near Yorktown, October 27, 1781.
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