Battle of El Memiso

Battle of El Memiso
Part of the Dominican War of Independence
DateApril 13, 1844
LocationEl Memiso, Azua Province
ResultDominican victory
Belligerents
Flag of the Dominican Republic (up to 1844).svg Dominican RepublicHaiti Haiti
Commanders and leaders
Flag of the Dominican Republic (up to 1844).svg Gen. Antonio Duvergé
Flag of the Dominican Republic (up to 1844).svg Gen. Felipe Alfau
Haiti Col. Pierre Paul
Haiti Col. Auguste Brouard

The Battle of El Memiso, was the third major battle of the Dominican War of Independence and was fought on April 13, 1844, at El Memiso, Azua Province. A force of Dominican troops, a portion of the Army of the South, led by General Antonio Duvergé, defeated an outnumbering force of the Haitian Army led by Col. Pierre Paul.[1]

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