Battle Of Yorktown Literary Devices

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In the song “Battle of Yorktown,” it directly talks about the Battle of Yorktown which was the last major battle in the American Revolution. In the Battle of Yorktown, the British Army had to surrender about 8,000 soldiers. This song is mainly sung by Alexander Hamilton and Marquis de Lafayette, but it also includes some other characters such as Hercules Mulligan with a few lines from George Washington and John Laurens. The sing also includes the company, cast and crew, and ensemble, the cast singing on stage, in the background. Hamilton, Washington, and Lafayette are all very important people during the American Revolutionary War. And while Mulligan and Laurens where also important people, they didn't leave that much of an impact in history.

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