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1781-10-19

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

English Gen. Lord Charles Cornwallis surrendering his sword to American Gen. George Washington after the battle of Yorktown, effectively ending the Revolutionary War.

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  • Date: 1781-10-19
  • Location: Yorktown, VA, US
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: George Washington, Revolution, Charles Cornwallis, Wars, Us, 1780s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_520104
  • Credits: MANSELL COLLECTION

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