• Yorktown Battlefield

    Yorktown Battlefield

    Part of Colonial National Historical Park Virginia

Unit Lists and Casualty Lists

Re-enactors surrendering

Re-enactors during 200th Anniversary in 1981

NPS Photo

British Units at Yorktown, 1781
 
 
Coomander-in-Chiefs Guard during Yorktown Day parade.

Commander-in-Chief's Guard during the Yorktown Day Parade.

NPS Photo

American Units at Yorktown, 1781

American Casualty List

 
Chevalier deChastellux, aide to Rochambeau at Yorktown

Chevalier de Chastellux, aide to Rochambeau at Yorktown

French Units at Yorktown, 1781

French Army Casualty List

French Navy Casualty List

Did You Know?

Nelson House in Yorktown

Thomas Nelson, Jr., is one of Yorktown's most famous residents. He was a signer of the Declaration of Independence, served as Governor of Virginia in 1781, and commanded the Virginia militia during the 1781 siege of his hometown. His home still bears damage from the bombardment during the siege.