History

General Overview

Image from Wikimedia Commons; Current location: Boston Museum of Fine Arts; Licensing information: This image is in the public domain because its copyright has expired.

The Passage of the Delaware, Thomas Sully, 1819, public domain

In the midst of conflict, two men lead the fight for their country’s cause – one fiercely loyal to his King and the other devoted to the cause of freedom. Follow the incredible journeys of British General Charles Cornwallis and American General George Washington from the beginning of their careers through their involvement in the American Revolution and their accomplishments after the war. Visit the timelines, biographies and glossary to the right to learn more.

History

Plan du Siege de York-1781, William Faden, 1781, Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation

Plan du Siege de York-1781, William Faden, 1781, Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation