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Battle off the Capes Monument
  • 300 Edwin Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23462
  • P: (757) 422-9421
  • District: Oceanfront
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In 1781, during the Revolutionary War, a French fleet of 24 ships stood off an attack by 19 British ships. The victory ensured the capture of General Cornwallis and 7,500 troops at Yorktown.