• Yorktown Battlefield

    Yorktown Battlefield

    Part of Colonial National Historical Park Virginia

The Siege

Photo of Redoubt 10 on Yorktown Battlefield

Redoubt 10

NPS Photo

History of the Siege
Photo of Moore House

The Moore House on Yorktown Battlefield

Cliff and Jean Dickey

The Moore House and Articles of Capitulation
Lamb's Artillery Cannon Firing Demonstration

Lamb's Artillery Cannon Firing Demonstration


Lamb's Artillery


Did You Know?

Living History Participants

On July 6, 1781, near Jamestown, the Marquis de Lafayette’s small American force fought General Cornwallis’s army at the Battle of Green Spring. Lafayette lost this, Virginia’s largest infantry battle of the war, but saved his army, enabling him to spy on the British army as it moved to Yorktown.