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Object Name POEM
Catalog Number 1940.054.00001
Date February 3, 1940
Scope & Content Letter from Mary Elizabeth Sergent to India Thomas dated February 3, 1940 with poem titled "For John Pelham in March 17, 1863."

Physical Appearance: Fourteen-line poem, "For John Pelham, Kelly's Ford, Virginia, March 17, 1863" on left inside margin and is also dated and signed at bottom "Mary Elizabeth Sergent October 5, 1937." Poem is provided within a written in a letter dated February 3, 1940 from Mary Elizabeth Sergent at the Jefferson Hotel, Richmond, Virginia, to Miss India Thomas, [Confederate Museum, Richmond, Virginia].
Creator Sergent, Mary Elizabeth
Archival History This poem on John Pelham was formerly located in the MC 3 Georgia Room papers (AC2 Lf 29-30).
People Pelham, John
Sergent, Mary Elizabeth
Thomas, India
Search Terms Condolences
Subjects Letters
Poems
Poetry
Death