Military List Of Venezuelan War of Independence Battles

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List of every major Venezuelan War of Independence battle, including photos, images, or maps of the most famous Venezuelan War of Independence battles when available. While it is not a comprehensive list of all skirmishes, conflicts, or battles that took place in the Venezuelan War of Independence, we have tried to include as many military events and actions as possible. All the battles on this Venezuelan War of Independence list are currently listed alphabetically, but if you want to find a specific battle you can search for it by using the "search". Information about these Venezuelan War of Independence battles are included below as well, such as their specific locations and who was involved in the fight.

Examples include Admirable Campaign and Battle of Araure.
Admirable Campaign is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List Of Venezuelan War of Independence Battles
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The Admirable Campaign was a military action led by Simón Bolívar in which the provinces of Mérida, Barinas, Trujillo and Caracas were conquered by the independentists. Its objective was to free Venezuela from Spanish control, which was accomplished in conjunction with Santiago Mariño's simultaneous campaign in the east. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Trujillo, Venezuela, Venezuela

Part of: Venezuelan War of Independence

Combatants: Royalist, Spain

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The Battle of Alto de los Godos was a battle that took place on 25 May 1813 in Maturín, Venezuela and that resulted in a patriot victory against the forces of Spanish general Domingo de Monteverde. It was one of the five attempts by the royalists to take control over the region and it is notable for its inclusion of women in combat, such as Juana Ramírez, who was also known as "The Advancer". ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Maturín, Venezuela

Part of: Venezuelan War of Independence

Combatants: Spain

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Battle of Araure is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List Of Venezuelan War of Independence Battles
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Battle of Araure

The Battle of Araure was a battle fought during the short-lived reign of the Second Republic of Venezuela on December 5, 1813, in the city of Araure in Portuguesa State, Venezuela. Simon Bolivar's force defeated General Domingo de Monteverde to whom he was forced to surrender to the year before in July at the Siege of Puerto Cabello. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Araure, Venezuela

Part of: Venezuelan War of Independence

Combatants: Spain

Battle of Boyacá is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List Of Venezuelan War of Independence Battles
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The Battle of Boyacá in Colombia, then known as New Granada, was the battle in which Colombia acquired its definitive independence from Spanish Monarchy, although fighting with royalist forces would continue for years. Brigadier Generals Francisco de Paula Santander and José Antonio Anzoátegui led a combined republican army of Colombians and Venezuelans, complemented by the British Legion, to defeat in two hours a Royalist Colombian-Venezuelan forces led by Spanish Colonels José María Barreiro and Francisco Jiménez. The battle occurred 150 km from Bogotá in the Andes Mountains, in a place known as Casa de Teja, close to a bridge over the Teatinos River and 3 roads heading to Samaca, Motavita ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Boyacá department, Colombia

Part of: Venezuelan War of Independence, Bolívar's campaign to liberate New Granada

Combatants: Royalist, United Kingdom

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