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

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Record #46 from United States Colored Troops Gravesite Inventory

County Dorchester
Cemetery Name and Gravesite Information VAUGHN METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHAPEL CEMETERY, OLD FIELD ? north side of Oldfield Road, east of intersection with Golden Hill Road (Maryland Route 335). Here at this African-American cemetery, just west of the Chapel, are buried five Union veterans.
Name of Deceased Veteran FISHER, JOHN H.
Information About Veteran and Gravestone Private, gravestone (military) inscription (appears to hand carved): JOHN H. FISHER/ 7TH REG. Co C/ PRIVATE ? the carving format and style is not typical of military but the gravestone appears to be military issue. Joseph Johnson served in same company and regiment

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