|Siege of Port-au-Prince|
|Part of the Haitian Revolution|
|Commanders and leaders|
|Jean-Pierre Marie Lavalette du Verdier||Jean-Jacques Dessalines|
|1,000 men||22,000 men|
|Casualties and losses|
In October, the rebel army commanded by General Dessalines, a force of 22,000 men, laid siege to the city of Port-au-Prince. After a month of siege and several attacks, the French troops commanded by Lavalette evacuate the place and retreat to the Cap-Français.