Captain Andrew Leonard Emerson

founder of St. Francis, Kansas

Andrew Leonard Emerson, U.S. Civil War Veteran
Appointed Acting Ensign of the USS Macedonian, Sept 19, 1862
Also servied on the Uss Ohio and the USS Kennebec
Credited with the capture of the COnfederate blockade runner, Grey Jacket, December 31, 1863
Promoted to Acting Master, mid 1864
Retired August 6, 1865

Captain A.L. Emerson, St. Francis, Kansas

Captain A.L. Emerson on the left          St. Francis, Kansas, 1904