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General Francois Capois, Capoix-la-Mort

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General Francois Capois, Capoix-la-Mort

History reported that Haitian General Francois Capois, Capoix-la-Mort mounted on his great horse, led his brigade despite storms of bullets from Vertieres forts. During the process, his horse was hit by a cannon and fell. General Francois Capois, Capoix-la-Mort took his sword and ran again to the head of his soldiers shouting always "Forward! Forward".

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