sep 28, 1781 - Battle of Yorktown
The Battle of Yorktown took place at Yorktown, Virginia, and was marked as the last major battle of the war for independence / the American Revolution. General Cornwallis surrendered to Washington's troops with the help of France. which not only marked an American victory for the battle, but the entire war once the surrender prompted the British government to end the conflict. The surrender of a major general in the British effort lead to an attempt to negotiate for peace. This ended the American Revolutionary War.
Added to timeline:
American Revolution Timeline
By: Raaghav Ramji and Henil Rathod