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 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 Col. Pedro Eugenio Pelletier
Haiti Gen. Jean-Louis Pierrot
Haiti Gen. St.-Louis
Strength
400 regulars
100 Franco-Macorisan cavalry
unknown regulars
Casualties and losses
Unknown 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.

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