Charles Cornwallis

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Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis KG (1738-1805), the British general who surrendered at Yorktown in the American War of Independence, commanded the forces of Madras Presidency in the 3rd Mysore War. He was Commander-in-Chief in India and Governor-General of the Presidency of Fort William, also known as the Bengal Presidency.

External links

Charles Cornwallis Dictionary of Indian Biography (1906)
Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis Wikipedia
Cornwallis in India Wikipedia

Historical books on-line

Lives of Indian Officers Vol I by John William Kaye 1867 Cornwallis in India
Correspondence of Charles, first Marquis Cornwallis edited with notes by Charles Ross 1859

The American Revolution 100: The People, Battles, and Events of the American War of Independence by Michael Lee Lanning Charles Cornwallis