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Emma Sansom Monument

Historic Site

Under gunfire, teenage heroine Emma Sansom guided Gen. Forrest's troops across Black Creek near Gadsden on May 2, 1863. The following day, Confederate Forces captured Union Col. Streight and his entire command of 1,466 men near Cedar Bluff.

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Emma Sansom Monument
90 Broad St.
Gadsden, AL 35902
256-549-4674
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