Antietam veteran Private Hugh A Campbell of the 71st Pennsylvania went West after the war and spent most of the rest of his life in the Chickasaw Nation in the Indian Territory (IT). He hauled freight for the government and raised hogs, and later was a farmer on 1000 acres near Pauls Valley, IT (near #367 on the map). He married Julia Gardner, who was at least part Choctaw, in 1872, and they had 3 children.

This 1897 map shows the tribal areas of what’s now Oklahoma; it’s online from Indian Land Cessions, a project of the Tennessee GenWeb. It was published in the 18th Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology – 1896-’97 by the Smithsonian Institution.

Inset is a pre-1890 photograph of the town of Pauls Valley, Indian Territory, online thanks to Pauls Valley History from the Oklahoma GenWeb.

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