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Finding Aid for the Settle Family Collection (MUM00408)

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Finding Aid for the Settle Family Collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Settle Family Collection
Dates: 1860-1864
Collector: Settle family
Physical Extent: 1 box (.209 linear feet)
Repository: University of Mississippi. Department of Archives and Special Collections. University, MS 38677, USA
Identification: MUM00408
Language of Material: English
Abstract: Correspondence of Thomas & Sam Settle of the 32nd Mississippi Infantry Regiment, Co. D. Much of the correspondence is to their parents back home in Mississippi.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

Donated by John Baker, 17 January 1990

Processing Information

Collection originally processed by Archives & Special Collections staff, 1990; reprocessed by Audrey Uffner, Stephanie McKnight and Pamela Williamson, 2008. Finding aid encoded by Jason Kovari, 2010.


No further additions are expected to this collection.

Subject Terms

Settle, Thomas
Settle, Samuel
Settle family -- Correspondence
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Confederate States of America. Army. Mississippi Infantry Regiment, 32nd. Company D
Mississippi -- History



User Information

Prefered Citation

Settle Family Collection, Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi

Access Restrictions

The Settle Family Collection is open for research.

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Resources at the University of Mississippi

For more Civil War materials housed at the University of Mississippi Archives & Special Collections, see our Civil War subject guide.


This collection is arranged chronologically.

Container List

Folder 1 18 April 1860, Monticello, AL (fragment)
Folder 2 10 December 1861, Corinth, MS. Amelia Peters to "Mr. Settle," AN from Mollie Settle
Folder 3 27 January 1862, Florida. from--- "Dear Brother…"
Folder 4 4 December 1862, W---, TN. Thos. Settle to David
Folder 5 3 March 1863, Tullahoma, TN. Thos. Settle to S.L. Settle
Folder 6 4 April 1863, Tullahoma, TN. Ordinance Department Woods Brigade
Folder 7 5 April 1863, Tullahoma, TN. Thos. B. Settle to David Settle
Folder 8 27 September 1863, near Chattanooga, TN. T. B. Settle to Mr. David Settle
Folder 9 29 September 1863, near Chattanooga, TN. Thos. B. Settle to "Mother"
Folder 10 24 January 1864, Tunnel Hill, GA. Sam L. Settle to David Settle
Folder 11 1 February 1864, Camp Cavalry, near Fredericksburg, VA. Sam Settle to "Cousin Davy"
Folder 12 7 February 1864, Tunnel Hill, GA (32d and 45th MS Regiment). Sam Settle to Mollie Settle
Folder 13 10 April 1864, Fayette City, TN. Sarah Settle to Davie
Folder 14 23 November [no year], Providence, KY. to Mr. D. Settle "Dear Father"
Folder 15 22 January [no year], Iuka, MS. B.M. Settle to I.F. Settle
Folder 16 Undated (fragment)
Folder 17 Undated (fragment)
Folder 18 Undated postcard, annotated (poor condition)