74th Specific Links
Negligence on the Right - Donald Pfanz - An excellent essay about the failures of Hooker and the
survival of the 11th Corps at
in the Civil War - online version – this is an online version of a classic text on
Gettysburg Discussion Group – A great site for information on
Army Corps Article –
This article has become the “accepted standard” of the events that befell the
11th Corps while at
German Genealogy help – This will bounce you to my page at my wife’s website for her store – sorry about that but it was the easiest way to do this – and there are a group of helpful items for the German Genealogist. Click on the “ABOUT US” link on the left, then go to Rod, then you will be on a page with various genealogy links.
Other Regimental Links
7th Pennsylvania Cavalry Without a doubt one of the best regimental pages on the web for any Civil War descendant to put together. Rob Frederick, one of the descendants of the 74th, is the webmaster of this page. If you want to learn about the 7th PA Cavalry, or just take a moment to browse on a really cool page, check this one out.
205th Pennsylvania Volunteers. This is a site dedicated to the 205th put together by Jim Wintrode. A great seat and worth taking a look at!
Regimental site award recipients.
This is worth a visit if you are trying to find specific sites that have
a high level of content directed at an individual regiment –
National Civil War Memorial – Worthy of a separate category all its own. This monument – which will feature work by Gary Casteel – will also be a monument that you can participate in as well. Be sure to visit the site often in that it is still under construction.
Civil War Maps On-Line – As a result of a partnership with the Library of Congress, Virginia Historical Society, and the Library of Virginia, thousands of maps are now available on-line. Truly a great digital offering to Civil War researchers.
National Archives Service/Pension Record site. Use this link to visit the National Archives’ page on ordering the service records and pension records of civil war soldiers. The required form is available through this site.
GERMANS AND THE CIVIL WAR: ETHNICITY AND ANTI-AMERICANIZATION – A web paper
on the role Germans played in the Civil War published by the Center for US
Studies at the
U.S. Civil War Center -- Index of Civil War Information available on the Internet The motherload of all Civil War Research Sites – if you have not been to this site yet, you need to make it a weekend project – truly set aside a weekend.
Roots Web's Civil War Site - Another great research site that gives you information as to who is researching what issues, regiments, individuals, etc.
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War If you descend from one of the members of this regiment, you qualify for membership in this organization or one of our allied orders for the ladies. This page will get you to either.
Gov. Isaac Stevens Camp No. 1
Homepage This is a plug for the Camp
that Rod belongs to and has served as
Veterans Association Homepage This is the site for information related to veterans, veterans organizations, and services. A great page that deserves some exploring if you served your country or know someone who has.
U.S. Veterans Administration Another site worth bookmarking so you can learn the latest about veteran benefits and opportunities. While not the jazziest site on the net, that is the result of being a government site, you cannot ask for a more detailed site. The VA has done a wonderful job.
Andersonville Prisoner Index..
This is a very well done site regarding the infamous Andersonville
Prison by Kevin Frye. The site includes
historical information and also a remarkable the remarkable assistance of the
author in searching the list of
History of Libby Prison. This is a reprint of Official Publication #12, Richmond Civil War Centennial Committee, 1961- 1965, no copyright claimed, but the original was compiled by R. W. Wiatt, Jr.
Want to Visit Forks,
This webpage is based
Tinkers Tales & Antiques A little credit to the sponsor of the 74th’s webpage, my wife’s bookstore in Forks. If you are interested in antiques, new and used books, a great cup of coffee or some remarkable artwork – visit us on-line or in person.
The Errant Elk and Tinkers Tales & Antiques This is a page that Ed of Manitou Lodge put together on his wife’s new venture, the Errant Elk and also included a bit on Cheri’s venture, Tinkers Tales & Antiques. Both should be visited if you are visiting the store.
Art Trek This is a great set of links to the artists in our community. The map is interactive and takes you to brief sketches of each of the 23 businesses associated with this program.
Forks Chamber of Commerce Diane and company can help you plan your visit, find a great place to eat, or just about answer any question you have regarding Forks.
of Forks Homepage This is the official home page for the City
Bear Creek Homstead Bed and Breakfast, Forks Washington Run by our friends the Baysingers – located a few miles out of town and in a quiet valley.
Huckleberry Lodge A wonderful lodge here in Forks run by our friends the Sperrys. If you want to arrange a once in a lifetime fishing trip – they can see to that as well.
Manitou Lodge This is a treasure hidden out of Forks and near the beaches, but not on the beach. Ed and Lynn will treat you more than right and be sure to visit their store the Errant Elk while in Forks.
The Miller Tree Inn Rod spent his first few months in Forks at this location. A wonderful farm house that Bill and Sue make you feel right at home in from the first minute you walk into the door. See the picture below for holiday lights.
Shady Nook Cottage This is a wonderful cottage that Deenie has available for visitors for our region. You will absolutely love the Victorian touches that Deenie has incorporated into her place.
Miller Tree Inn at night all decked out for the holidays!