Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis KG (31 December 1738 – 5
October 1805), styled Viscount Brome between 1753 and 1762 and known as
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In his own country and others, Lord General Charles Cornwallis is known as a
hero ... but to Americans he is remembered only for his surrender of Yorktown,
Though he probably is known best as the British general who lost the American
colonies, Lord Charles Cornwallis was actually quite a remarkable man.
After purchasing a commission as an ensign in the 1st Foot Guards on December 8, 1757, Cornwallis
quickly distanced himself from other aristocratic officers by actively studying military science and attending the military academy at Turin, Italy.
In late 1776, Cornwall
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The role of Charles Cornwallis in the history of the United States of America.
Lord Charles Cornwallis (1738-1805) was an English general who fought in the
Seven Years' War and served as a member of Parliament, where he opposed ...
Lieutenant General Lord Charles Cornwallis 1st Marquis, Governor-General of
India, Viceroy of Ireland, was born on December 31st, 1737, New Year's Eve.
Jul 18, 2014 ... Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess and 2nd Earl Cornwallis, in full Charles
Cornwallis, 1st Marquess and 2nd Earl Cornwallis, Viscount Brome, ...
General Cornwallis - a list of interesting facts about the British Revolutionary War
General famous for his surrender to George Washington at Yorktown Virginia ...