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Map of Yorktown, Virginia

1781-10

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

Drawn map of Yorktown, Virginia. Shows roads, rivers, and other land markings, but not fortifications. With a note written across the front by General Cornwallis: "you will deliver the town immediately." Likely created by the British right before the October 1781 siege by the Americans.

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  • Title: Map of Yorktown, Virginia
  • Date: 1781-10
  • Location: Yorktown, Virginia
  • GLC Number: GLC02437.10669

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