History Corner

Index American Revolution: http://www.historyplace.com/unitedstates/revolution/index.html

 

An Unlikely Victory:  timeline of Revolution: http://www.historyplace.com/unitedstates/revolution/revwar-77.htm#letters

 

October 17, 1781 - As Yorktown is about to be taken, the British send out a flag of truce. Gen. Washington and Gen. Cornwallis then work out terms of surrender.

 

Letters exchanged between Cornwallis and Washington regarding the surrender: 10/17/1781 http://www.historyplace.com/unitedstates/revolution/letters.htm