• Yorktown Battlefield

    Yorktown Battlefield

    Part of Colonial National Historical Park Virginia

The American Revolution

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Did You Know?

Civil War Earthworks around Yorktown

Yorktown played a role in not only the American Revolution but also during the Civil War. In 1862 it was the site of the first siege operations of the Civil War. In May 1862 Confederates abandoned Yorktown and Union troops occupied it for the remainder of the war.