To install click the Add extension button. That's it.

The source code for the WIKI 2 extension is being checked by specialists of the Mozilla Foundation, Google, and Apple. You could also do it yourself at any point in time.

4,5
Kelly Slayton
Congratulations on this excellent venture… what a great idea!
Alexander Grigorievskiy
I use WIKI 2 every day and almost forgot how the original Wikipedia looks like.
Live Statistics
English Articles
Improved in 24 Hours
Added in 24 Hours
Languages
Recent
Show all languages
What we do. Every page goes through several hundred of perfecting techniques; in live mode. Quite the same Wikipedia. Just better.
.
Leo
Newton
Brights
Milds

Capture of Fort-Dauphin (1794)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Capture of Fort-Dauphin (1794)
Part of the French Revolutionary Wars
Fort Saint Joseph - Fort Liberte (Looking South).jpg

A View from the north of Fort Liberte
Date28–29 January 1794
Location
Result Spanish victory[1]
Belligerents
Spain Spain France France
Commanders and leaders
Spain Gabriel de Aristizábal France Candy
France Jean-François Papillon
Strength
3 ships of the line
1 frigate
400 men
1031 men
Casualties and losses
none[1] 1031 captured[1]
41 artillery guns taken[1]

The Capture of Fort-Dauphin was a bloodless encounter of the French Revolutionary Wars on which a Spanish expedition under Gabriel de Aristizábal seized Fort-Liberté, then named Fort-Dauphin, from Revolutionary France. The French colonial garrisons, consisting of over a thousand men,[2] surrendered without firing a single shot.[1]

Capture

The French, blockaded by land and sea[3] were forced to capitulate. When the Spanish seized the fort, Candy, the French commander, was arrested and sent to Mexico to do hard labour, whereas the rest of prisoners were sent to France as prisoners of war.[3]

Aftermath

With the British having captured Pondicherry in Eastern India and Martinique, Guadeloupe, St. Lucia and other small islands in the West Indies, the capture of Fort Dauphin by the Spanish troops was an added blow to those who received France in its colonies.

Notes

References

  • Madiou, Thomas (2010). Histoire d'Haïti (in French). Nabu Press. ISBN 1-142-83207-4.
  • Marley, David (2008). Wars of the Americas: a chronology of armed conflict in the Western Hemisphere, 1492 to the present. 1. ABC-CLIO press. ISBN 978-1-59884-100-8.
  • Warden, David Baillie; Courcelles, Jean Baptiste Pierre Jullien; Saint-Allais, Nicolas Vigton de. L'Art de vérifier les dates (in French). 26.


This page was last edited on 25 October 2021, at 11:02
Basis of this page is in Wikipedia. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 Unported License. Non-text media are available under their specified licenses. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. WIKI 2 is an independent company and has no affiliation with Wikimedia Foundation.