George Washington and Penang Connection

𝗪𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝗱𝗼 𝗚𝗲𝗼𝗿𝗴𝗲 𝗪𝗮𝘀𝗵𝗶𝗻𝗴𝘁𝗼𝗻 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗪𝗮𝗿 𝗼𝗳 𝗜𝗻𝗱𝗲𝗽𝗲𝗻𝗱𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗲 𝗵𝗮𝘀 𝗴𝗼𝘁 𝘁𝗼 𝗱𝗼 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵 𝗣𝗲𝗻𝗮𝗻𝗴?


The Surrender of Lord Cornwallis is an oil painting by John Trumbull. The painting was completed in 1820 and hangs in the rotunda of the United States Capitol in Washington, D. C. The painting depicts the surrender of British Lieutenant General Charles Cornwallis at Yorktown, Virginia on October 19, 1781, ending the Siege of Yorktown, and virtually guaranteeing American independence. Included in the depiction are many American troops leaders who took part in the siege, including George Washington. After Cornwallis lost the War of Independence, he served as the Governor-General and commander in chief in India. Cornwallis, helped Light to establish a new company based at Penang. Fort Cornwallis in Penang is named for Cornwallis. https://en.wikipedia.org/.../Charles_Cornwallis,_1st...

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