Bret Coulson is currently working on a detailed history of the regiment that
will be published sometime in 2005.† This
is a needed body of research since the 74th played an important role
in the 11th Corps.† Click onto
each of the following links for more information.† All copyrights remain with Bret Coulson who has kindly lent the material to
this page.† Contact him at Bret Coulson for the
bibliography and footnotes associated with each of these entries.
An account of 1st
Lt. Louis Fischer of the 11th Corpsí actions at Gettysburg on the first
day of battle there.† This was published
in the National Tribune on the 12th of December 1869.† Worth the read!