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Camp Harney

General Entry

Camp Harney, a temporary military establishment near Bellville, Zapata County (see ZAPATA, TEXAS), opened in 1851 and was named for Col. William S. Harney.

Texas Almanac, 1936.

Time Periods:

  • Antebellum Texas

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

Anonymous, “Camp Harney,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed October 21, 2020,

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