LIST OF CAMPS, FORTS

AND POSTS IN TEXAS

1861-1865



Adjutant General RG 401 Civil War Records, 1861-1865

Texas State Archives



Ada, Camp, (?) Location Not Known

Albert Sidney Johnson,* believed north of Clarksville

Arkansas Springs, Camp, near Austin (Travis County) 4th Military Sub-District (Southern Texas)

Austin (Travis County; Quartermaster Depot; Percussion Cap Factory) 4th Military Sub-District (Southern TX)

Bandera, Camp, (Bandera County), Frontier Post

Barry, Camp, (?) Location Not Known

Bartow,**, Camp, Dallas County, (possibly old fairgrounds north of Dallas Courthouse)

Bastrop (Bastrop County; Rifle Factory) 3rd Military Sub-District (Central Texas)

Beauregard, Camp, (Ellis County) 5th Military Sub-District (Northern Texas)

Bee, Camp, (Guadalupe County) 3rd Military Sub-District (Central Texas)

Belknap, Fort (Young County), Frontier Post

Belknap, Camp, (Young County, consolidated with Fort Belknap in March 1864), Frontier Post

Belton (Bell County) 4th Military Sub-District (Southern Texas)

Benjamin*, Camp, (Fannin County) 5th Military Sub-District (Northern Texas)

Big Spring, Camp, (?) Location Not Known

Bliss, Fort (El Paso County), Frontier Post

Bogden, Camp, (?) Location Not Known

Bonham (Fannin County; Quartermaster Depot) 5th Military Sub-District (Northern Texas)

Brazos Santiago (Cameron County) Rio Grande Military District

Breckenridge, Camp, (Stephens County, consolidated with Fort Belknap, March 1864), Frontier Post

Brenham (Washington County; Quartermaster Depot) 3rd Military Sub-District (Central Texas)

Brogden*, Camp, (Grayson County)

Brown, Fort (Cameron County) Rio Grande Military District

Brownsville (Cameron County) Rio Grande Military District

Brunson, Camp, (see Red River Station), Frontier Post

Buchanan (Johnson County) 5th Military Sub-District (Northern Texas)

Burnet (Burnet County) 4th Military Sub-District (Southern Texas)

Burnett, Camp, *** just west of Crockett in Houston County (Feb. - June 1862

Caldwell (Burleson County) 3rd Military Sub-District (Central Texas)

Caldwell County 3rd Military Sub-District (Central Texas)

Cameron (Milam County) 3rd Military Sub-District (Central Texas)

Caney, Camp on, (Matagorda County?) 2nd Military Sub-District (Eastern Texas)

Carricitas, Camp, (Cameron County) Rio Grande Military District

Castroville (Medina County) 4th Military Sub-District (Southern Texas)

Chadbourne, Fort (Coke County), Frontier Post

Chambers Creek (Ellis County) 5th Military Sub-District (Northern Texas)

Chappell Hill (Washington County) 3rd Military Sub-District (Central Texas)

Clark, Camp, (Fort Bend or Guadalupe County?) Location Not Known

Clark, Fort (Kinney County), Frontier Post

Clark*, Camp, near Martindale on San Marcos River, Caldwell Co.

Clarksville (Red River County) 5th Military Sub-District (Northern Texas)

Collier, Camp, (Brown County), Frontier Post

Colorado, Camp, (Coleman County), Frontier Post

Columbus (Colorado County; Quartermaster Depot) 3rd Military Sub-District (Central Texas)

Concha, Camp, (See other sites below) Location Not Known

Concha*, Camp, (Concho) San Angelo, Tom Green Co.

Cooper, Camp, (Throckmorton County), Frontier Post

Corsicana (Navarro County; Quartermaster Depot) 5th Military Sub-District (Northern Texas)

Dallas (Dallas County; Quartermaster Depot) 5th Military Sub-District (Northern Texas)

Darnell, Camp, (Dallas County) 5th Military Sub-District (Northern Texas)

Dashiell, Camp, near Austin (?) Location Not Known

Davis, Camp, (Gillespie County), Frontier Post

Davis, Fort (Jeff Davis County), Frontier Post

Davis, Jefferson, Camp (Red River county) north of Clarksville

Decatur (Wise County; HQ for 1st Frontier District) 5th Military Sub-District (Northern Texas)

Dix, Camp, (Uvalde County, consolidated with Fort Belknap in March 1864), Frontier Post

Duncan, Fort (Maverick County), Frontier Post

Easley, Camp, (Williamson County) 4th Military Sub-District (Southern Texas)

Edinburg (Hidalgo County) 4th Military Sub-District (Southern Texas)

Elm Creek Station (?) (near Fort Belknap?) Location Not Known

Farmington (Grayson County) 5th Military Sub-District (Northern Texas)

Feldens, Camp, (?) Location Not Known

Flournoy, Camp, (Wood County) 5th Military Sub-District (Northern Texas)

Ford, Camp**, POW camp, (Smith County) at Tyler, TX on Hwy 271 just north of Loop 323

Fredericksburg (Gillespie Co.; Percussion Cap Factory; HQ for 2nd & 3rd Frontier Dist.) 4th Military Sub-Dist. (STX)

Frio, Camp, (Rio Frio, Real County?), Frontier Post

Georgetown (Williamson County) 4th Military Sub-District (Southern Texas)

Gilmer (Upshur County) 5th Military Sub-District (Northern Texas)

Gladson, Camp, (Falls County) 3rd Military Sub-District (Central Texas)

Green Lake, Camp on, (Calhoun County) 2nd Military Sub-District (Eastern Texas)

Griffin*, Fort (Jefferson County), Frontier Post

Groce,**, Camp, Leonard W. Groce's Liendo Plantation 2 miles east of Hempstead

Hallettsville (Lavaca County) 3rd Military Sub-District (Central Texas)

Hardeman, Camp, (Central Texas) Location Not Known

Harrisburg (Harris County) 2nd Military Sub-District (Eastern Texas)

Hebert, Fort (Galveston County) 1st Military Sub-District (Galveston)

Hebert, Camp, (Waller County) 2nd Military Sub-District (Eastern Texas)

Hebert**, Camp, near Hempstead

Helena (Karnes County) 4th Military Sub-District (Southern Texas)

Hempstead (Waller County; Quartermaster Depot) 2nd Military Sub-District (Eastern Texas)

Home Creek (Coleman County) 4th Military Sub-District (Southern Texas)

Hondo (Medina County) 4th Military Sub-District (Southern Texas)

Houston (Harris Co.; Quartermaster Depot; Percussion Cap Factory) 2nd Military Sub-District (Eastern Texas)

Hubbard's Creek Station/Camp on Hubbard's Creek, Frontier Post

Hudson, Camp, (Val Verde County), Frontier Post

Huntsville (Walker County) 2nd Military Sub-District (Eastern Texas)

Indianola (Calhoun County; Quartermaster Depot) 4th Military Sub-District (Southern Texas)

Inge, Fort (Uvalde County), Frontier Post

Jack County 5th Military Sub-District (Northern Texas)

Jackson, Camp, (Lamar, Jim Wells, Montgomery, Kleberg, Montague, or Washington Cos?) location not known

Jackson, Camp, (Paris, Lamar County) 2nd Military Sub-District (Eastern Texas)

Jackson, Camp*, at confluence of Red River and Big Wichita River, Wichita Co.

Kentucky Town (Grayson County) 5th Military Sub-District (Northern Texas)

King's Plantation (?) Location Not Known

Kirby, Camp, (Galveston County) 1st Military Sub-District (Galveston)

LaGrange (Fayette County) 3rd Military Sub-District (Central Texas)

Lampasas (Lampasas County) 4th Military Sub-District (Southern Texas)

Lancaster, Fort (Crockett County), Frontier Post

Laredo (Webb County) Rio Grande Military District

Leonville (?) Location Not Known

Locke, Camp, (?) Location Not Known

Lockhart (Caldwell County) 3rd Military Sub-District (Central Texas)

Lockridge, Camp, near Austin (Travis County) 4th Military Sub-District (Southern Texas)

Lookout, Camp,*** (Polk County) on the Neches River bluffs in northen Polk Co. (March 1862)

Lubbock, Camp, (Harris County) 2nd Military Sub-District (Eastern Texas)

Manhasset*, Fort (Jefferson County), Frontier Post

Mason, Fort (Mason County), Frontier Post

Mather's Mill*, (also known as Gabriel's Mill) on San Gabriel River in Williamson Co.

Mathers Mill (?) (See other sites below) Location Not Known

McCord, Camp, (see Camp Verde) Location Not Known

McCulloch, Camp,*** (Smith County), north of Tyler June - July 1862 later named Camp Ford - POW Camp

McCulloch, Camp, (McLennan County) 4th Military Sub-District (Southern Texas)

McCulloch, Camp, near San Antonio (Bexar County) 4th Military Sub-District (Southern Texas)

McIntosh, Fort (Webb County, near Laredo) Rio Grande Military District

McKavett, Fort (Menard County), Frontier Post

McMillan, Camp, (San Saba County), Frontier Post

Meridian (Bosque County) 5th Military Sub-District (Northern Texas)

Milford (Ellis County) 5th Military Sub-District (Northern Texas)

Millican (Brazos County; Quartermaster Depot) 2nd Military Sub-District (Eastern Texas)

Mineral Springs Creek,** 15 miles NE of Sherman

Mosley's Ferry (Burleson County) 3rd Military Sub-District (Central Texas)

Old Comanche Agency (near Camp Cooper), Frontier Post

Palo Pinto County 5th Military Sub-District (Northern Texas)

Paris (Lamar County) 5th Military Sub-District (Northern Texas)

Pecan, Camp, (Callahan County), Frontier Post

Phantom Hill (Jones County), Frontier Post

Plano (Collin County) 5th Military Sub-District (Northern Texas)

Plano, Camp near, (Collin County) 5th Military Sub-District (Northern Texas)

Point Isabel (Cameron County) Rio Grande Military District

Port Sullivan (Milam County) 3rd Military Sub-District (Central Texas)

Porters Bluff, see Taos (Navarro County) 5th Military Sub-District (Northern Texas)

Randle, Camp, (Washington County) 3rd Military Sub-District (Central Texas)

Red River Station (Montague County, near Camp Brunson), Frontier Post

Reeves, Camp, (Grayson County) 5th Military Sub-District (Northern Texas)

Refugio (Refugio County) 4th Military Sub-District (Southern Texas)

Resaca de la Palma (Cameron County) Rio Grande Military District

Resaca de la Veajo (?) Rio Grande Military District

Richmond (Fort Bend County) 2nd Military Sub-District (Eastern Texas)

Ringgold Barracks (Starr County) Rio Grande Military District

Roma (Starr County, in Brazos Santiago Subdistrict) Rio Grande Military District

Round Top (Fayette County) 3rd Military Sub-District (Central Texas)

Round Rock (Williamson County) 4th Military Sub-District (Southern Texas)

Rusk, Camp, (Lamar [now Delta] County) 2nd Military Sub-District (Eastern Texas)

Rutersville (Fayette County) 3rd Military Sub-District (Central Texas)

Salmon, Camp, (Eastland/Callahan Counties), Frontier Post

San Antonio (Bexar County; Quartermaster Depot; Percussion Cap Factory) 4th Military Sub-District (Southern Texas)

San Marcos (Hays County) 4th Military Sub-District (Southern Texas)

San Pedro, Camp, (See other sites below) Location Not Known

San Saba, Camp, (McCulloch County), Frontier Post

San Pedro*, maybe San Pedro Springs. This is near San Antonio. US Army had a camp there.

Seguin (Guadalupe County) 3rd Military Sub-District (Central Texas)

Sherman (Grayson County; Quartermaster Depot) 5th Military Sub-District (Northern Texas)

Sidney Johnson, Camp, (Chambers County) 2nd Military Sub-District (Eastern Texas)

Stephenville (Erath County) 5th Military Sub-District (Northern Texas)

Stockton, Fort (Pecos County), Frontier Post

Stonewall Jackson, Camp, (?) Location Not Known

Taos, see Porters Bluff (Navarro County) 5th Military Sub-District (Northern Texas)

Tarrant, Camp, (Ellis County) 5th Military Sub-District (Northern Texas)

Tarrant**, Camp, Ellis County

Terry, Camp, (Travis County) 4th Military Sub-District (Southern Texas)

Tonkaway Agency (Young County)

Union Hill (Washington County) 3rd Military Sub-District (Central Texas)

Van Dorn, Camp, (either Bexar County, or Harris County)

Verde, Camp, (Kerr County), Frontier Post

Victoria (Victoria County; Quartermaster Depot) 3rd Military Sub-District (Central Texas)

Waco (McLennan County; Quartermaster Depot) 4th Military Sub-District (Southern Texas)

Walton, Camp, (Collin County) 5th Military Sub-District (Northern Texas)

Waxahachie (Ellis County; Powder Mill) 5th Military Sub-District (Northern Texas)

Webur Falls, Camp, (?) Location Not Known

Weston (Collin County) 5th Military Sub-District (Northern Texas)

Wharton County 3rd Military Sub-District (Central Texas)

Wood, Camp, (Real County), Frontier Post






*Information from other sources and not on Adjutant General RG 401 Civil War Records, 1861 - 1865, in the Texas State Archives.

**Information from John C. Roberts

***Information from Thomas Reid

Last updated December 12, 2000

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