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Washington left a small force at his New Jersey headquarters, and marched South while still making moves that indicated he was still planning to attack New York.
Clinton had ordered Cornwallis to establish a stronghold in Virginia. Cornwallis knew he could only get reinforcements and supplies by sea and not land because Americans would block anything coming by land.
Washington, Rochambeau, and Lafayette all met in Williamsburg on September 14. a few days later the main army arrived they combined forces and marched to Yorktown. Surrounded by about 17,000 American and French soldiers Cornwallis's 8,000 men were trapped, the siege lasted two weeks and on October 19 Cornwallis surrendered.
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