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Published by Twenty-First Century Books in New York .
Written in English



  • Yorktown (Va.),
  • United States


  • Yorktown (Va.) -- History -- Siege, 1781 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Yorktown (Va.) -- History -- Siege, 1781,
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783

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About the Edition

Focuses on the last major battle of the American Revolution after which the British forces under General Cornwallis surrendered to the Americans in October 1781.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [60]) and index.

StatementMichael Weber.
SeriesBattlefields across America
LC ClassificationsE241.Y6 W43 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination63 p. :
Number of Pages63
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL677081M
ISBN 100805052267
LC Control Number97023371

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