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Unknown Augustine Moore house in disrepair, Yorktown, Va. [1861-1865 ca.]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05111.01.0539 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: [s.l.] Type: Photograph Date: 1861-1865 ca. Pagination: 1 photograph 19.7 x 26 cm

Summary of Content: The house, in which Lord Cornwallis signed the capitulation of 1781, is in poor condition, with planks missing from the sides and roof. A group of soldiers are on the left looking at the house and one of them is pointing directly at it.

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Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryUnion ForcesBattle (Siege, Surrender) of YorktownSurrenderRevolutionary War

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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