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Cornwallis Surrenders His Troops at Yorktown

Cornwallis Surrenders His Troops at Yorktown Famous Historical Events Famous People Tragedies and Triumphs American Revolution Visual Arts

Charles Cornwallis surrendered to George Washington at Yorktown, effectively ending the revolutionary war waged by Britain's colonies in America against the mother country.

This image depicts John Trumbull's 1820 painting of Cornwallis' surrender at Yorktown. 

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