Battle of Santiago (1844)

The Battle of Santiago was the second major battle of the Dominican War of Independence and was fought on the 30 March 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.[1]

Battle of Santiago
Part of the Dominican War of Independence
Date30 March 1844
Result Dominican victory
Dominican Republic Haiti Haiti
Commanders and leaders
Gen. José María Imbert
Col. Pedro Eugenio Pelletier
Haiti Gen. Jean-Louis Pierrot
Haiti Gen. St.-Louis
400 infantry
100 cavalry
3 cannons
3 forts
10,000 Infantry units
Casualties and losses
1 wounded 600–715 killed


  1. ^ Authors, Multiple (2013). Imperial Wars 1815–1914. Amber Books Ltd. ISBN 9781782741251.

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