Battle of Beler

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Battle of Beler
Part of the Dominican War of Independence
Date November 27, 1845
Location Beler savanna, Monte Cristi 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. Francisco Antonio Salcedo
Flag of the Dominican Republic (up to 1844).svg Lt. José María Imbert
Flag of the Dominican Republic (up to 1844).svg Adm. Juan Bautista Cambiaso
Haiti Gen. Jean-Louis Pierrot

The Battle of Beler, was one of the major battles of the Dominican War of Independence and was fought on November 27, 1845 at the Beler savanna, Monte Cristi Province. A force of Dominican troops, a portion of the Army of the North, led by General Francisco Antonio Salcedo, defeated a force of the Haitian Army led by General Jean-Louis Pierrot, while 3 Dominican schooners led by Admiral Juan Bautista Cambiaso, blockaded the port of Cap-Haïtien to prevent sea reinforcements of the near sited land battle.[1]

References[edit]

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