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This regiment was organized at Pittsburg as 35th Pennsylvania Volunteers September 14, 1861. It mustered out August 29, 1865.
For more information on the history of the 74thnd Pennsylvania Infantry, see the following:
- The Wikipedia article, 74th Pennsylvania Infantry (accessed 4 October, 2011)<br>
- The Civil War Archive section, 74th Regiment Infantry, (accessed 20 September 2012).
Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin
Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.
Field and Staff Officers - SeeRoster
Company A - Many men were recruited in Columbia County and Wyoming County - SeeRoster
Company B - Many men were recruited in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County - SeeRoster
Company C - Many men were recruited in Northumberland County - See Roster
Company D - Many men were recruited in Snyder County and Union County - SeeRoster
Company E - Many men were recruited in Northumberland County - See Roster
Company F - Many men were recruited in Indiana County and Westmoreland County - See Roster
Company G - Many men were recruited in Adams County and Berks County - See Roster
Company H - No records for Company H
Company I - Many men were recruited at Pittsburgh, Allegheny County - See Roster
Company K - Many men were recruited in Allegheny County and Philadelphia County - SeeRoster
- Beginning United States Civil War Research gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in ‘Pennsylvania in the Civil War’ and ‘United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865’ (see below).
- National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information.
- Pennsylvania in the Civil War describes many sources, specifically for Pennsylvania, and how to find them. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
- United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865 describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
- Pa-roots gives a history of this regiment and lists a Roster for each company. It has additional references.
- Ranger 95 describes the history of this regiment and has a roster for each company. It also shows images of the monuments to this regiment.
- PaCivilWar outlines the history and battles for this regiment.
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