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    Clara Barton Clara Barton was a true pioneer and humanitarian. She is a well known woman in American history due to her participation in the Civil War and her founding of the American Red Cross. She became a teacher at a time where most teacher's were men. She was one of the first woman to ever be hired by the Federal government and was an inspiration for all women during her lifetime and forever after NATURE Clara Barton loved nature through her natural ability to nurture. As a very caring and

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    helping their country. Clarissa “Clara” Barton, a shy timid girl as a child, turned out to be one of the most important health care workers during the Civil War. Between raising money for supplies, caring for the wounded, finding missing soldiers, and ultimately creating the American Red Cross, Clara Barton was among one of those heroes on the battlefield, earning the name, Angel of the Battlefield. While nursing soldiers during the Battle of Antietam in Sharpsburg, Clara saw that physicians were covering

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    husband’s platoon leader personally saying that your husband has been identified as a national war hero, giving his life to save many. You can thank Clara Barton for getting your husband the respect that he deserves. By 1869, her obliging assistants and she had identified over 22,000 soldiers who were unaccounted for or deceased (Edison 17). Barton is the first teacher to open a school in New Jersey, one of the first women to be employed by the federal government, a nurse who went to the front line

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    Grace Davis Mrs. Shepard English Comp. II 31 January 2017 Clara Barton “I may be compelled to face danger, but never fear it, and while our soldiers can stand and fight, I can stand and feed and nurse them.” A quote by Clara Barton, American civil war nurse and founder of the American National Red Cross (Lewis). By many, Clara is said to be “The Angel of The Battlefield”, how does one acquire such a title (Allen)? Through her family life, her efforts providing relief to soldiers on the front lines

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    Clara Barton was famous for being the founder of the American Red Cross organization. She was known as “an angel of the battlefield” for helping wounded soldiers during combat. Her life was devoted to caring and assisting others. Clara Barton was born on December 25, 1821, and was raised in North Oxford, Massachusetts. Barton was acknowledged for putting her life in danger to support and help soldiers, and for establishing an organization called the American Red Cross. The American Red Cross provides

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    Clarissa Harlowe Barton was born on December 25, 1821, in Oxford, Massachusetts. Clara’s mother, Sarah Stone Barton was a very independent woman known for her thriftiness. She lived from 1783-1851. Clara’s Father, Captain Stephen Barton was a businessman and Captain of a local army. He lived from 1774-1862. Clara had 4 siblings, Sarah Barton Vassall, Captain David Barton, Stephen Barton, and Dorothea Barton. At age 11, Clara tended to her older brother, David after an accident. Clara cared for him

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    Clara Barton Clara Harlowe Barton was born on Christmas day, 1821 in Oxford Massachusetts. She was the youngest of her 4 siblings by at the least 10 years of age. Growing up in a middle class family, Clara was home schooled until the age of 15, then she became the teacher. As a child, in her spare time Clara enjoyed treating sick and injured pets and neighborhood animals. At the age of 11 Clara’s brother fell off their barn roof and she took it upon herself to help him recuperate, which later

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    feed and nurse them,” Clara Barton once said. She was always quick to help others, and put their lives before her own. She wasn’t very talkative, but she was very generous. Barton was named “The Angel of The Battlefield” she got this name while she was considering having an escort and months after he has been her escort that’s what she got named. Clara would make sure she gave the soldiers the correct care they needed. Clara Barton changed the health for many. Barton benefited in changing

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    Clara Barton Introduction Fondly referred to as the "angel of the battlefield" (The Encyclopedia Britannica Online), Clara Barton served as one of the greatest humanitarians this country has ever known. Persistent beyond belief, Clara employed her remarkable interpersonal skills to teach unruly school children, to collect supplies to send to the battlefront, and to struggle to form the American Red Cross. An equal rights advocate, her most memorable successes consisted of improvements in education

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    Clara Barton said, “Offering a hand up is not a hand out”. This means to help people through their problems until they are able to solve them on their own. Clara Barton is most known for establishing the American Red Cross. Although, her many helpful, selfless careers, personal life and family, childhood, and all of her amazing accomplishments throughout her life helped her become known as the Angel of the Battlefield and a well known women of war. Born Clarissa Harlowe Barton, better known as Clara

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