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    Clara Barton was a woman of incredible stamina and valor to whom America as a whole owes much. Her efforts in the Civil War are well remembered and well documented. Her bravery in helping wounded soldiers on the battlefield set her apart from other women of her time, initiating her social work for years to come. The skills she learned as a child she used for the good of humanity. The far reaching influence of Clara Barton’s tireless work helped to drastically improve the healthcare of the United States, and expand medical horizons. Clara experienced a special childhood. She was very sheltered by her family and with that came immense shyness that she would later have to overcome. Her older brothers and sisters each took special interest in…

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    Carter Husmann Mr. Clay Modern US History 14 October 2015 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.”(Barton) These words were said by…. Clara Barton, was a nurse in the Civil War and the founder of the American Red Cross. She was known as the "angel of the battlefield" for her volunteer efforts during the Civil War. Her life was dedicated to her work. When the Civil War broke out, she…

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    that have created a great image for the nursing profession. Clara Barton was one of those many nurses that made a significant impact on the world; and is still making a difference to this day. Clara Barton’s bravery and success to save people has shaped the view on how a person can care and provide for a stranger in need. Title and Responsibilities Clara Barton has received many titles throughout her career. During the wartimes she was known to be the “angel of the battlefield” (Clara…

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    proposition that she will present not only once, but thrice. This woman’s name is Clara Barton. She was a persistent yet ever present lady who fought relentlessly on behalf of friend, family, and stranger, and who has a beautiful legacy that continues long beyond her lifetime. Clara’s work in nursing led her on an interesting journey throughout her early life. When she was still just a child, her brother grew extremely sick. His illness was where her interest in medical services…

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    Introduction: Clara Barton was born December 25, 1821 in Oxford, Massachusetts. She attended Clinton Liberal Institute and became familiar with abolition, women’s rights and education. (Whitelaw, 5) Her father, Captain Steven Barton, a veteran of the Indian Wars, was a great influence on her. Not only did he teach Clara military tactics, geography, and how to properly equip an army, as a woman he told her that she could do anything she desired. (Whitelaw, 6) She refused to be treated as less…

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    An influential nurse I have chosen to research is Clara Barton. Clara Barton is one of many influential nurses of the past that has shown great bravery and sacrifice in hard times. I am sure we as working professionals can only hope to make such an impact the way she has. I’d like to discuss who Clara Barton was prior to her start in nursing, her many accomplishments, and what she had become known for. Clara Barton was born Clarissa Harlowe Barton in Oxford, Massachusetts in 1821. The youngest…

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    Women had a very big role in the Civil War. Nurses paved the way for nurses in the future, while saving lives. Women were not only nurses, but in the civil war, they were so much more. Clara Barton was a woman who worked as a Clerk in the U.S. Patent Office in Washington D.C. She later paved the way for women and nurses in the future. She briefly made the same amount of money as a man did. They pay did not last long. After she was a clerk, she got recruited to be a nurse in the Civil War. She…

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    Red Cross. An international organization that's been helping other for 136 years, founded under the terms of the agreement from Geneva, Switzerland (the rule of the humane treatment). More than 25,000 volunteers support The Red Cross in helping others, and donations keep the programs running, but The Red cross foundation needs more help. I believe with your help The Red Cross can grow and keep working to save lives. The Red Cross Foundation started in America on May 21, 1881 by Clara Barton.…

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    However, a copious amount of lives were saved due to the efforts of a multitude of doctors and nurses. One of the most notorious and honored nurses in American medical history is a woman named Clarissa Harlowe Barton, more commonly known as Clara Barton, the founder of the American Red Cross. Clara Barton was the…

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    it” All I could say was “I’ll try my hardest to keep you alive don’t worry about your arm” Once we got into surgery I instantly decided to begin to draw what was really going on for future reference for if I had to do a solo operation. With little to no disinfectant, infection was on the rise in each patient. I wonder when Clara is going to try and scavenge for more supplies. At the start she brought in four wagons filled with all sorts of supplies for the nurses and surgeons on site. But with…

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