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Simón Bolívar

Bolívar lost control of San Felipe Castle along with its ammunition stores

Tuesday Jun 30, 1812
San Felipe Castle, Puerto Cabello, Carabobo

As Royalist Frigate Captain Domingo de Monteverde was advancing into republican territory from the west, Bolívar lost control of San Felipe Castle along with its ammunition stores on 30 June 1812. Bolívar then retreated to his estate in San Mateo.


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