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A combined force of troops from the American Continental Army and the French Army, the former led by General George Washington and the latter by the Comte de Rochambeau, won the Battle of Yorktown against British Army tr... More »

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General George Washington started the Battle of Yorktown when he led a force of 17,000 Continental and French forces to besiege General Lord Charles Cornwallis and his 9,000 British troops in Yorktown, Virginia on Septem... More »

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The Battle of Yorktown was important because it triggered the point of final surrender for British forces. The battle was the last major conflict during the American Revolution, and its outcome in favor of the Americans ... More »

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General George Washington started the Battle of Yorktown when he led a force of 17,000 Continental and French forces to besiege General Lord Charles Cornwallis and his 9,000 British troops in Yorktown, Virginia on Septem... More »

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