The Battle that took many lives


when the war happened

The battle of Yorktown started on September 28,and ended on October 19,1781.It took place on a peninsula at Yorktown Virginia.

The start of the war

In this war the main french and the american force moved to the head of Chesapeake.And

Cornwallis army waited in vain for rescue or reinforcements from the British navy.And early October, Washington 14,00 french ,and American troops had steadily over come the British army forfeit positions at Yorktown.