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Unknown [Return of prisoners taken at the surrender of the British garrisons of Yorktown and Gloucester, Virginia]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.10665 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript document Date: 19 October 1781 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 33.2 x 41.4 cm.

Summary of Content: Lists numbers of prisoners taken 19 October 1781 in the British surrender of Yorktown (excluding marine prisoners). Docketed by Knox's aide-de-camp, Samuel Shaw: "Prisoners of War under [Earl] Cornwallis."


Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Muster Rolls and ReturnsMilitary HistoryRevolutionary WarPrisoner of WarBattleBattle (Siege, Surrender) of YorktownGlobal History and CivicsForeign Affairs

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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