Finding aid for the Settle Family Collection



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Summary Information

University of Mississippi Libraries
Settle Family Collection
Date [inclusive]
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.

Prefered Citation

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

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This collection is arranged chronologically.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Mississippi Libraries

Access Restrictions

The Settle Family Collection is open for research.

Copyright Restrictions

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use", that user may be liable for copyright infringement.


No further additions are expected to this collection.

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.

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Related Materials

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.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Confederate States of America. Army. Mississippi Infantry Regiment, 32nd. Company D


  • correspondence

Geographic Name(s)

  • Mississippi -- History
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

Personal Name(s)

  • Settle family -- Correspondence
  • Settle, Samuel
  • Settle, Thomas

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Collection Inventory

Box 1 

Folder 1: Monticello, AL (fragment) 18 April 1860, 

Folder 2: Corinth, MS. Amelia Peters to "Mr. Settle," AN from Mollie Settle 10 December 1861, 

Folder 3: Florida. from--- "Dear Brother…" 27 January 1862, 

Folder 4: W---, TN. Thos. Settle to David 4 December 1862, 

Folder 5: Tullahoma, TN. Thos. Settle to S.L. Settle 3 March 1863, 

Folder 6: Tullahoma, TN. Ordinance Department Woods Brigade 4 April 1863, 

Folder 7: Tullahoma, TN. Thos. B. Settle to David Settle 5 April 1863, 

Folder 8: near Chattanooga, TN. T. B. Settle to Mr. David Settle 27 September 1863, 

Folder 9: near Chattanooga, TN. Thos. B. Settle to "Mother" 29 September 1863, 

Folder 10: Tunnel Hill, GA. Sam L. Settle to David Settle 24 January 1864, 

Folder 11: Camp Cavalry, near Fredericksburg, VA. Sam Settle to "Cousin Davy" 1 February 1864, 

Folder 12: Tunnel Hill, GA (32d and 45th MS Regiment). Sam Settle to Mollie Settle 7 February 1864, 

Folder 13: Fayette City, TN. Sarah Settle to Davie 10 April 1864, 

Folder 14: Providence, KY. to Mr. D. Settle "Dear Father" 23 November [no year], 

Folder 15: Iuka, MS. B.M. Settle to I.F. Settle 22 January [no year], 

Folder 16: Undated (fragment) 

Folder 17: Undated (fragment) 

Folder 18: Undated postcard, annotated (poor condition)