Who was Rochambeau in the Battle of Yorktown?


Who was Rochambeau in the Battle of Yorktown?

The Siege of Yorktown:

The Battle of Yorktown, also known as the Siege of Yorktown of 1781 (to distinguish this battle from another similarly named encounter during the American Civil War) was the culminating clash between the Continental Army and the British forces then under the leadership of General Charles Cornwallis.

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Marshal Jean-Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, known formally by his title "Comte de Rochambeau", was a French nobleman and military commander...

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The U.S. & France in the Revolutionary War: Lesson for Kids


Chapter 8 / Lesson 4

Discover the relationship between the United States and France during the Revolutionary War. Explore how they allied against the British, how the French helped the American Revolution, and Benjamin Franklin's part in recruiting the French.

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