The battle of Yorktown started on September 28, 1781 and ended on October 19, 1781. It was between Americans and French against the British. It took place at Virginia, United States of America. America had 8,800 soldiers, French had 7,800 soldiers and British had 6,000 soldiers. Go to http://www.landofthebrave.info/battle-of-yorktown.htm for more information.