troubleshooting Question

SQL Cluster Failed lost Primay SQL instance

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Windows Server 2012SQL* Clustering
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SQL 2014 Cluster 2 Nodes 3 instances
Windows 2012 R2
VMware ESXI 6.5
iSCSI drives

Today one of my iSCSI drives filled up.  I went onto SQL and tried to shrink a large data base trans log file it failed to do so I I tried to add another drive to the VM and I lost my  entire "E" drive on the 'E" drive is the install of the SQL 2014 server.   and the data bases.  I have backup drive of all databases and they are copied off to NAS drive daily.
My databases are ok

This instance was the first instance I installed and now it is gone.
I can get to the other instances but not the primary one.

The drives are shared between the nodes using iscsi and cluster manager.

I now have my E Drive back but it is empty.  I need to get the instance back.

So I tried to install SQL 2014 again  

I get to Cluster Node Configuration and it fails "There is no SQL Server failover cluster available to join.

Am I hosed?  Do I need to reinstall SQL from scratch?

Need assistance

Thank you

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