October 19, 1781
- Took place in Yorktown, Vigrinia
- George Washington surrounded Charles Lord Cornwallis's Army (British).
- Cornwallis surrendered.
- That ended the war and ensured independence for American and French forces.
- General Cornwallis said he was sick and didn't show up to surrender.
- 8,800 Americans, 7,800 French, & 6,000 British.
- The French wore biue coats and the British wore red
- The Americans and French won (obviously)