Surrender at Yorktown
Project By:Rory N.
Surrender at Yorktown!
General Cornwallis surrenders at Yorktown,Virginia surrounded by thousands of French and Patriot soldiers.An enormous battle took place for several days.The Patriots finally capture the British after the battle.Hundreds of thousands of British soldiers lay down in the grass.This was the last big battle of the revolution.
Was one of the generals in the battle.Being George Washington's most trusted general,he was at front with Washington during the surrender.He died of sunstroke in 1786.One of his most famous quotes were "We fight,get beaten,rise and fight again."He fought in several other battles with Washington.