Clara Barton: Angel Of The Civil War

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Clara Barton

Clara Barton was a very brave humanitarian, educator, Civil War nurse, and patriotic person. She took care of wounded and ill soldiers in the Civil War on both the North and South sides. She treated both black and white men of the Civil War with equality. Clara Barton was given the name “Angel of the Battlefield” because she was taking care of a soldier when she had to use her pocket knife to remove a bullet from his cheek. This name also came from the time she was taking care of a wounded soldier on the battlefield and a bullet ripped through her sleeve. She would also bring food and supplies straight to the battlefield for the soldiers. Clara Barton then formed the American Association of the Red Cross. In this essay I will

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