Gadsden in Etowah County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
May 2, 1863
This saved the railroad supplying Confederate Army of Tennessee.
Erected 1952 by Alabama Historical Association.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, US Civil • Women.
Location. 34° 1.453′ N, 86° 2.112′ W. Marker is in Gadsden, Alabama, in Etowah County. Marker is on West Meighan Boulevard (Local Road 431) east of North 22nd Street, in the median. Marker in the Sansom Family cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gadsden AL 35904, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Emma Sansom (a few steps from this marker); Howard Gardner Nichols 1871-1896 (approx. half a mile away); Dwight Mill Village (approx. 0.6 miles away); Etowah County War Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); Eleventh Street School (approx. 1.2 William Luther Sibert Major General U.S. Army (Ret.) (approx. 1.3 miles away); Gunn-Bellenger House (approx. 1.4 miles away); Colonel Hood House (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gadsden.
Also see . . . Emma Sansom (Johnson) - Encyclopedia of Alabama. (Submitted on December 20, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.)
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