Historic Markers Across Alabama



Emma Sansom



Marker ID: AHA 
Location: US Hwy 431 (Meighan Ave.) at North 21st Street near mile marker 263 in Gadsden, AL
County: Etowah
Coordinates: N 34° 1.447    W 086° 2.106
  34.02412        -86.03511
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Emma Sansom
May 2, 1863


Here girl heroine led Forrest’s (CSA) men across Black Creek on way to capture Streight’s (USA) raiders.
This saved the railroad supplying Confederate Army of Tennessee.

Erected 1952 by Alabama Historical Association.








End of Emma Sansom