Reynolds, Sir Joshua (1723-92) (after). English. Medium: engraving. Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis(1738?1805) was a British Army officer and colonial administrator. In the United States and the United Kingdom he is best remembered as one of the leading British generals in the American War of Independence. "Lieutenant General and Commander of his Majesty's Forces in South Carolina." Provenance: Private Collection.