Clara Barton

Clara Barton

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  • Clara Barton. Nursing relief work during the civil war and founder of the American Red Cross.
  • On April 19, 1861 she visited their temporary. She delivered badly needed food and supplies. This was her first wartime relief effort. She helped form the National First Aid Association of America. When? One week after the civil war started she get involved.
  • We need to remember Clara Barton because she was very helpful during the civil war and she also founded the American Red Cross which gained her more respect. Clara Barton impacted our nation's history because dedicated her life to helping others.
  • "Clara's sister (Dolly) became mentally ill and violent and was kept locked in a room in the house." " Trying to fit in, family heredity and fear of her mother caused her to have a life long battle with depression and feelings of inadequacy."
  • Clara Barton helped by delivering supplies and food to soldiers, she established a network called "dear sisters" who donated many of the supplies she gave to the troops and she was almost killed at the battle of Antietam, and she did found the American Red Cross.
  • One red cross aide called her 'the queen' because of her difficult bossy nature. She lost her sense of humor because of harsh criticism. Clara Barton desperately needed praise and approval.
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