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The Battle of Yorktown, the surrender at Yorktown or German Battle
October 19th, 1781 at Yorktown, Virginia
The American continental army won led by General George Washington. The American Army fought with the help of the French Army led by Comte de Rochambeau
The British Army led by British Lord and General Charles Cornwallis.
It was the last major land battle of the American Revolutionary War
The American and French Armies had captured over 7000 British soldiers including Lord Cornwallis. The British negotiated for a surrender resulting in the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1783