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The British Surrender at Yorktown


The surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown.

The British Empire surrenders to its rebellious colonies

CREDIT: Illman Brothers, engravers. “The surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown A.D. 1781,” ca. 1870. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress. Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-01668.

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