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CAMP NUECES

CAMP NUECES (La Salle County). Camp Nueces was near the Nueces River and the lower San Antonio-Laredo road in the area of present La Salle County. It served as headquarters for Gen. Alexander Somervell's Southwestern Army in December 1842.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: 

Gerald S. Pierce, Texas Under Arms: The Camps, Posts, Forts, and Military Towns of the Republic of Texas (Austin: Encino, 1969).

Art Leatherwood

Citation

The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

Art Leatherwood, "CAMP NUECES," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/qccws), accessed December 20, 2014. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.