Battle of El Número

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Battle of El Número
Part of the Dominican War of Independence
Date April 19, 1849
Location Nearby Azua de Compostela, Azua Province
Result Dominican victory
Dominican Republic Dominican Republic Haiti Haiti
Commanders and leaders
Dominican Republic Gen. Pedro Santana
Dominican Republic Gen. Antonio Duvergé
Haiti Faustin Soulouque
Haiti Gen. Jean Francois Jeannot
Unknown 10,000 regulars
Casualties and losses
Heavy Heavy

The Battle of El Número, was a major battle during the years after the Dominican War of Independence and was fought on April 19, 1849, nearby Azua de Compostela, Azua Province. A force of Dominican troops, a portion of the Army of The South, led by General Pedro Santana, encountered an outnumbering force of 10,000 troops of the Haitian Army led by General Jean Francois Jeannot.