Camp Nueces (La Salle County)

By: Art Leatherwood

Type: General Entry

Published: December 1, 1994

Updated: July 28, 2020

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.

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

Time Periods:
  • Republic of Texas

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

Art Leatherwood, “Camp Nueces (La Salle County),” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 29, 2022,

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

December 1, 1994
July 28, 2020