Time & Place: January 1811, St. Charles and St. John the Baptist Parishes, Louisiana.
Black participants: 180-500.*
Armed blacks: Unknown.
White casualties: 2.
End result: 66 rebels were killed in battle, 16 executed, and 17 escaped or left for dead. The dead included ringleader Charles Deslondes, a free mulatto from Haiti.
|*Little is known of this obscure revolt, which is often mistakenly called the largest in American history.|
|Sources: Bell 46, Aptheker 249-51, Genovese 43.|