Battle of Yorktown

Revenge Of the Wrought-iron Flamingos

By Donna Andrews

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Donna Andrew's extremely funny story of the re-creation of the October 1781 siege of Yorktown, complete with cannons, costumes and a crafts fair is enhanced by the addition of her wacky family.
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American Revolution

By Stuart Murray

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"It's all here in this ultimate visual guide that show you how it really was. See a continental solder's musket, a spy's hollow "silver bullet", Washington's sword, a bullet-riddled battle flag, the Liberty Bell, the Declaration of Independence. Learn why Washington was commander-in-chief, how the Declaration of Independence was written, how Benedict Arnold was at first a patriot hero, how solders were drilled, who the Loyalists were, how France helped win American liberty. Discover how Betsy Ross sewed the Stars and Stripes, the secrets of spies and traitors, why it was Breed's not Bunker Hill, why King George admired Washington, why Yorktown was not the end of the Revolution, and much, much more."
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The Story of the Surrender at Yorktown

By Zachary Kent

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Recounts the last military campaign of the Revolutionary War which culminated in the surrender of Cornwallis' men to the French and Americans in 1781.

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The World Turned Upside Down: George Washington and the Battle of Yorktown

By Richard Ferrie

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This examination of the events surrounding the pivotal Revolutionary War battle that led to the defeat of the British forces at Yorktown, Virginia, focuses on the central role of General George Washington.

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