By Matthew Glover


    Welcome! This website is all about the cannons that were used in the Battle of Yorktown.The Battle of Yorktown was a fight between the British and the French and Americans over the occupation of land in New York. The Battle of Yorktown was also one of the last major fights in the Revolutionary War.
    Some of the most commonly used cannons used in the Battle of Yorktown were Howitzers, Siege Guns, and Mortars. The type of ammunition that was usually used in these cannons were smooth lead balls and grape shots.