Battle of Santiago (1844)

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Battle of Santiago
Part of the Dominican War of Independence
Date March 30, 1844
Location Santiago de los Caballeros, Santiago Province
Result Decisive Dominican victory
Belligerents
Flag of the Dominican Republic (up to 1844).svg Dominican Republic Haiti Haiti
Commanders and leaders
Flag of the Dominican Republic (up to 1844).svg Gen. José María Imbert
Flag of the Dominican Republic (up to 1844).svg Gen. Fernando Valerio
Flag of the Dominican Republic (up to 1844).svg Col. Pedro Eugenio Pelletier
Haiti Gen. Jean-Louis Pierrot
Haiti Gen. St.-Louis
Strength
400 infantry
100 cavalry
3 artillery pieces
3 forts
15,000[1]
Casualties and losses
0–4 715

The Battle of Santiago (Battle of March 30), was the second major battle of the Dominican War of Independence and was fought on March 30, 1844, at Santiago de los Caballeros, Santiago Province. Although outnumbered, Dominican troops, part of the Army of the North and led by General José María Imbert, defeated Haitian Army troops led by General Jean-Louis Pierrot.[2]

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  • Clodfelter, Micheal (2017). Warfare and Armed Conflicts: A Statistical Encyclopedia of Casualty and Other Figures, 1492-2015 (4th ed.). McFarland. 
  • Authors, Multiple (2013). Imperial Wars 1815–1914. Amber Books Ltd.