74th Regiment
Pennsylvania Volunteers


Source:  U. S. Army Heritage and Education Center
(formerly the U. S. Army Military History Institute)

U.S. Army Military History Institute
Collections Division
950 Soldiers Drive
Carlisle Barracks, PA 17013-5021
29 Aug 08

Bates, Samuel P.    History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5. Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot, 1993. Vol. 4, pp. 893-914 (12 photocopied pages). E527B32.1993v6. (Brief history and roster of the regiment).

Dyer, Frederick H.    A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion.   Vol. 2.    Dayton, OH: Morningside, 1979.    Ref. See p. 1598 (1 photocopied pages) for a concise summary of the regiment's service.

Fox, Arthur B. Our Honored Dead: Allegheny County, Pennsylvania in the American Civil War. Chicora, PA: Mechling Bookbindery, 2008. pp. 103-13. F157A4F69.

Pennsylvania. Gettysburg Battlefield Comm. Pennsylvania at Gettysburg: Ceremonies at the Dedication of the Monuments Erected by the Commonwealth.... Vol. 1. Harrisburg, PA: Wm S Ray, 1914. pp. 429-34 (4 photocopied pages). E475.53P422v1. (Addresses delivered at the dedication of the regimental monument and a photo of that monument at the Gettysburg National Military Park).

Sauers, Richard A. Advance the Colors!: Pennsylvania Civil War Battle Flags. Vol. 1. Hbg, PA: Capitol Preservation Comm, 1987. pp. 201-02 (2 photocopied pages). E527.4S38.1987v1. (Brief unit history with emphasis on the regimental flags).

Taylor, Frank H. Philadelphia in the Civil War. Phila: By the City, 1913. pp. 83-84(2 photocopied pages). E527.97P54T39. (Brief history of the unit).

Our Photo Archive includes images of individuals of this unit.

The following pertinent personal papers are in the Institute's Manuscript Archive:

Compton, John W. - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's letters, Mar 14-Aug 28, 1865)

Egbert, Reese H. - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's letters, Apr 21-May 3, 1865)

Hartman, E. H. - LeighColl Bk 36: 85 (Enlisted man's letter, Apr 16, 1865)

Loefstroem, John H. - Papers (Officer's papers, books, muster rolls, and orders, Sep 1861-Sep 1864)

Norkav, William - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's letter to grandson, Mar 24, 1902)

Roth, Wilhelm - CWMiscColl (Sergeant and officer's letters, Sep 14, 1861-Jul 1, 1863)






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