• 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?

Painting of Colonial Yorktown

During the period of its peak prosperity from 1740-1770, the town of Yorktown contained 250-300 buildings and had almost 2000 residents. Approximately 80% of the town were damaged or destroyed during the 1781 siege. Today Yorktown is still an active community of about 200 residents.