Clara Barton

Angels of the Battlefield

The Red Cross

The American Red Cross is dedicated to help people who is in need throughout the U.S. The Red Cross introduced its first aid, water safety, and public health nursing programs during WWI.

Clara Barton Bio

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Clara Barton was born on December 25, 1821, in Oxford, Massachusetts. She was a shy child, but she had desire to help people at any cost. Clara Barton had became a teacher at 15 years old and later opened a free public school in New Jersey.

Clara Barton's Involvement of the Civil War

Clara Barton was one of the first volunteers to appear at the Washington Infirmary to care for wounded soldiers. Soon after her father's death, she left the city to go among the soldiers in the field.
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