American Revolutionary War Facts

Battle of Yorktown Facts

Rebels at the Battle of Yorktown
Colonist at Yorktown


In October of 1781 the American Revolutionary War had been raging for six long years. The American colonist, in what had seemed an impossible dream at the beginning of the war, are about to win their freedom from British rule with a victory at the Battle of Yorktown. On this page we list interesting facts about this final major battle of the American Revolutionary War. You will find information on how the American's won the battle, where it took place, and why it was such an important battle. As with all our pages this summary is written in a kid-friendly format.

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