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1776 by David McCullough
1776: The Illustrated Edition by David McCullough
Abigail Adams by Woody Holton
Almost a Miracle: The American Victory in the War of Independence by John Ferling
The American Heritage Book of The Revolution by Bruce Lancaster
April 1865: The Month That Saved America (P.S.) by Jay Winikreferenced
The British soldier in America : a social history of military life in the Revolutionary period by Sylvia R. Frey
The Campaign That Won America: The Story of Yorktown by Burke Davis
George vs. George: The American Revolution As Seen from Both Sides by Rosalyn Schanzer
George Washington (Heroes of America) by Marian Leighton
George Washington: The Image and the Man by William E. Woodward
The Glorious Cause by Jeff Shaara
The Glorious Cause: The American Revolution, 1763-1789 by Robert Middlekauff
The Green Flag, Vol. 1: The Most Distressful Country by Robert Kee
A Guide to the Battles of the American Revolution by Theodore P. SavasLieutenant General
Iron Tears: America's Battle for Freedom, Britain's Quagmire: 1775-1783 by Stanley Weintraub
John Adams by David McCullough
The Keeping Room by Anna MyersGeneral Cornwallis
The Long Fuse: How England Lost the American Colonies 1760-1785 by Don Cook
Long, Obstinate, and Bloody: The Battle of Guilford Courthouse by Lawrence E. Babits
Map of a Nation: A Biography of the Ordnance Survey by Rachel Hewitt
The Oxford history of the British Empire, Volume 3 : The nineteenth century by Andrew Porter
Redcoats and Rebels: The American Revolution Through British Eyes by Christopher Hibbertas Lord Cornwallis
Ride of Courage by Deborah G. Felderas General Cornwallis
Rochambeau by Arnold Whitridge
A Short History of the American Revolution by James L. Stokesbury
The Sunshine Patriot by Norman Partington
Thomas Jefferson by Inc. Academic Industries
Victory at Yorktown: The Campaign That Won the Revolution by Richard M. Ketchum
Washington and Cornwallis: The Battle for America, 1775-1783 by Benton Rain Patterson
Washington's Immortals by Patrick K. O'Donnell
Women of the Sea: Ten Pirate Stories by Myra Weatherly
The Year of Liberty: History of the Great Irish Rebellion of 1798 by Thomas Pakenham

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Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis KG, PC (31 December 1738 – 5 October 1805), styled Viscount Brome between 1753 and 1762 and known as The Earl Cornwallis between 1762 and 1792, was a British Army officer and colonial administrator. In the United States and the United Kingdom he is best remembered as one of the leading British generals in the American War of Independence. His surrender in 1781 to a combined American and French force at the Siege of Yorktown ended significant hostilities in North America. He also served as a civil and military governor in Ireland and India; in both places he brought about significant changes, including the Act of Union in Ireland, and the Cornwallis Code and the Permanent Settlement in India.

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