Battle During Slave Revolt, Saint Domingue (St. Domingue, Haiti), 1802


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Image Reference
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Source
Stephen Alexis, Black Liberator: the life of Toussaint Louverture (New York, 1949), facing p. 144; original source not given.

Comments
Caption, "The Battle of Snake Gully"; gives artist's rendition of a battle at "Ravine a Couleuvres" (Snake Gully); Toussaint's troops encounter the French Army." The battle is described in Alexis, p. 188. This image is also published in the 1985 Paris reprint edition of Antoine Métral, Histoire de l'expedition des Francais a Saint-Dominique (Paris, 1825), plate 9, where the source is identified as the Museé de la Marine.