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1) Nelson, Thomas. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...American Revolutionary general, signer of the Declaration of Independence, b. Yorktown, Va. He was a delegate to the Continental Congress (1775-77, 1779), commander...

2) Yorktown. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...York River 10 mi (16 km) from its mouth on Chesapeake Bay; settled 1631, laid out 1691. It is included in the Colonial National Historical Park (see National Parks...

3) Colonial National Historical Park. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Colonial National Historical Park, 9,350 acres (3,785 hectares), SE Va., mainly on the peninsula between the York and James rivers; created 1930 as Colonial National...

4) Campbell, William. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...American Revolutionary soldier, b. Augusta co., Va.; brother-in-law of Patrick Henry. He fought in Lord Dunmore's War (1774) and helped expel the royal governor from...

5) National Parks and Monuments (table). The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...National Parks and Monuments (table), National ParksNameType1LocationYear authorizedSizeacres (hectares)DescriptionAcadiaNPSE Maine191948,419 (19,603)Mountain and...

6) Peninsular campaign. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Peninsular campaign, in the American Civil War, the unsuccessful Union attempt (Apr.-July, 1862) to capture Richmond, Va., by way of the peninsula between the York...

7) Williamsburg. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...James and York rivers; settled 1632 as Middle Plantation, laid out and renamed 1699, inc. 1722. It is a popular tourist attraction and is also important as the seat...

8) Virginia, state, United States. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...United States, state of the south-central United States. It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean (E), North Carolina and Tennessee (S), Kentucky and West Virginia (W),...

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