British forces have taken control of Savannah and Charles Town and thereby scattering the area's American Continental army.
The rest of the American forces chase out the Native Americans of Tennessee
And the British Regulars and Hessians lead by Cornwallis sweeps through Virginia waiting for the final command to take Yorktown.
Meanwhile Marquis de Lafayette's troops are assisting the Americans in Virginia to hold off the British until the French fleet will arrive...
All this and more happened in 1781.