UDC, SCV commemorate Emma Sansom


U.S. Air Force Retired Lt. Col. and SCV member John T. Coffindaffer and his wife Tammy, along with Etowah 1620 UDC members placed a wreath at the Emma Sansom’s monument in remembrance of the day of her death on Tuesday, August 9 in Gadsden. A historical marker at the Gilmer, Texas, courthouse lawn honors Sansom as the Sunbonnet Heroine of East Texas. Pictured, from left: Suzanne Hawkins, Mary Sitz, Wanda Bowen, John Coffindaffer. (Courtesy of Sean Coffindaffer)

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