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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.


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

Art Leatherwood


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 (, accessed November 27, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.