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Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis - Wikipedia, the free ...


Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis KG (31 December 1738 – 5 October 1805), styled Viscount Brome between 1753 and 1762 and known as The Earl ...

Charles Cornwallis - American Revolution - HISTORY.com


Charles Cornwallis led several successful early campaigns during the American Revolution, securing British victories at New York, Brandywine and Camden.

Charles Cornwallis: British Lord and American Revolutionary War ...


In his own country, Charles Cornwallis is known as a hero ... but to Americans he is remembered only for his surrender of Yorktown, the final battle of the ...

American Revolution: Lord Charles Cornwallis - Military History


Best known for his role in the American Revolution, Lord Charles Cornwallis was a noted British military commander and colonial governor in the 18th and 19th ...



General Cornwallis - a list of interesting facts about the British Revolutionary War General famous for his surrender to George Washington at Yorktown Virginia ...

Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess and 2nd Earl Cornwallis | British ...


British soldier and statesman, probably best known for his defeat at Yorktown, Virginia, in the last important campaign (September 28–October 19, 1781) of the  ...

Revolutionary War - Gen. Cornwallis


Lieutenant General Lord Charles Cornwallis 1st Marquis, Governor-General of India, Viceroy of Ireland, was born on December 31st, 1737, New Year's Eve.

Charles Cornwallis Facts - Biography - YourDictionary


Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis (1738-1805), was a British soldier and statesman. Although remembered best because of his defeat at Yorktown in  ...

Surrender of the British General Cornwallis to the Americans ...


The American Army and allied forces defeated a British force there under Lord Charles Cornwallis, and on October 17, Cornwallis raised a flag of truce after ...

Charles Cornwallis in The American Revolution - Shmoop


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Cornwallis surrenders at Yorktown - Oct 19, 1781 - HISTORY.com


On this day in 1781, British General Charles Cornwallis formally surrenders 8,000 British soldiers and seamen to a French and American force at Yorktown, ...

Charles Cornwallis | History | Yorktown Chronicles


Though he probably is known best as the British general who lost the American colonies, Lord Charles Cornwallis was actually quite a remarkable man.

Charles Cornwallis - United States American History


The role of Charles Cornwallis in the history of the United States of America.