'Siege of Yorktown', 1781 (c1836). Artist: Auguste Couder
'Siege of Yorktown', 1781 (c1836). French General Jean de Rochambeau (1725-1807) and American General George Washington (1732-1799) giving the last orders for the attack, October 1781. The British under Charles Cornwallis (1738-1805) were defeated in the battle, the decisive engagement in the American War of Independence.
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Proposed mode of laying out for building purposes the Sharrow and Kenwood Park Estates near Sheffield belonging to George Wostenholm, 1853
By Parkin and Bacon.Includes the proposed Kenwood Road and the proposed Montgomery Road. Also shown is the toll bar on the road from Bakewell [Ecclesall Road].Scale 4 chains : 1 inch.Original at Sheffield Local Studies Library: S (21) 1 L.
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American siege of Yorktown, Revolutionary War
Washington directing the siege of Yorktown, Virginia, during the American Revolution, 1781.
Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration
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