Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History & Culture Enduring Connections: Exploring Delmarva's Black History

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Record #13 from United States Colored Troops Gravesite Inventory

County Wicomico
Cemetery Name and Gravesite Information HOUSTON CEMETERY, SALISBURY ? Commerce Street at Ward Street, south of the intersection of Ward and U.S. Route 50. Here are buried at least four Civil War veterans. There are many gravestones which date from this era which have American Flags suggesting many other Civil War veterans are buried here as well.
Name of Deceased Veteran LAYFIELD, ALFRED
Information About Veteran and Gravestone Private, Company B, 9th Infantry, U.S.C.T., DOD July 9, 1909 ? served under the name ?Lafewell? or ?Leafwell?

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