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Revolutionary Brothers: “Your Name Here Is Held In Veneration”

by Tom Chaffin In our fourth excerpt from Revolutionary Brothers, the Marquis de Lafayette returns to Paris where he is received as a war hero after the triumph of Yorktown in 1781.

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Posted in Early Modern History, Military History

The Siege of Yorktown, 28 Sep–19 Oct 1781

The Battle of Yorktown

Editor: Michael Spilling and Consultant Editor: Chris McNab American Battles and Campaigns – The Siege of Yorktown, 28 Sep–19 Oct 1781 The final decisive major battle of the war, the siege of Yorktown established both the collapse of the British ‘Southern Strategy’

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Posted in Military History

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