Emma Sansom Monument
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Emma Sansom Monument

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.

1st St. S & Broad St. intersection Gadsden, AL 35901
(256) 549-0351
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  • 1st St. S & Broad St. intersection
  • Gadsden, AL 35901
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