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General George at Yorktown A Story in Play Form (Stories of the Revolution) by Carole Charles

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Published by Childs World .
Written in English


  • Drama,
  • Yorktown (Va.),
  • History,
  • Juvenile drama,
  • Plays,
  • Siege, 1781,
  • Children: Grades 4-6

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatSchool & Library Binding
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8323242M
ISBN 100913778230
ISBN 109780913778234

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Get this from a library! General George at Yorktown: a story in play form. [Carole Charles; Bob Seible] -- A British drummer boy witnesses the last moments of the battle of Yorktown. army at Yorktown, Virginia, to a combined force of Americans and French headed by Gen. George Washington and General Rochambeau. Shortly afterwards, the British House of Commons passed a resolution against “the further prosecution of offensive war on the Continent of North America forFile Size: KB. Siege of Yorktown (September 28–Octo ), joint Franco-American land and sea campaign that entrapped a major British army on a peninsula at Yorktown, Virginia, and forced its surrender. The siege virtually ended military operations in the American Revolution. With his back to the York River, British General Charles Lord Cornwallis intended to refit and resupply his 9,man army in the fall of Upon word that the French Fleet in the Caribbean was sailing north from and would be available for a siege south of New Jersey, George Washington and his French ally, the Comte de Rochambeau, moved their force of almost .

Yorktown book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. At Yorktown, Virginia, after six and a half years of fighting, General Geor /5. William Fowler talked about his book, [American Crisis: George Washington and the Dangerous Two Years After Yorktown, ]. In the book . sent word to General Clinton, who promised to send more troops by ship to meet them there. While Cornwallis was fighting his way north, General George Washington was making plans with his French allies. General Rochambeau and Washington discussed the possibility of attacking Yorktown. They decided that that would not be a wise move at the time. Beth recognizes him as General George Washington. Washington agrees to a two-hour cease-fire while General Cornwallis writes a formal proposal for surrender. Mudge is returned to the British. Patrick and Beth choose to stay on the American side. General Lafayette praises Armistead, a spy who has been working for him.

  Surprise at Yorktown, number 15 in Focus on the Familys childrens series The Imagination Station, provides children with an exciting, fast-paced look at famous historical events like the American Revolution. This particular book focuses on the battle of Yorktown, along with British General Cornwall and George Washington/5. On the Anniversary of the British Surrender at Yorktown, Read This Book. October 17 is an important date in American history. Throughout this booklet learn the endearing details of the relationship between General George Washington and French commander General Rochambeau. Enter your email address to subscribe to Government Book Talk and. George Washington, in conference with the French General Rochambeau, decided that a combined land and naval battle in Virginia was now possible, as the French fleet was sailing north to the Chesapeake Bay. Washington then quietly moved the bulk of French and American troops from New York to Yorktown. YORKTOWN, VIRGINIA Octo But Rochambeau directed O'Hara to American General George Washington, who coolly steered the British officer to Washington's own second in command, Major General.