Donald R. McClarey

October 19, 1783: British Surrender at Yorktown

  This is to us a most glorious day, but to the English one of bitter chagrin and disappointment. Preparations are now making to receive as captives, that vindictive, haughty commander, and that victorious army, who by their robberies and

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Donald R. McClarey

The Surrender of Cornwallis

  Something for the weekend.  The Surrender of Cornwallis to the tune of The British Grenadiers sung by Bobby Horton.     Bonus: World Turned Upside Down song from Hamilton:  

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Donald R. McClarey

October 19, 1781: British Surrender at Yorktown

  After the battle of Monmouth in 1778, the time of large scale battles in the north during the American Revolution came to an end.  The subsequent years were frustrating for Washington as he struggled against a collapsing American economy to

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