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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).
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