a woman who helped the wounded during the civil war
Information about Clara Barton
Full name: Clara Harlowe Barton
Birth date: December 28,1821
Death date: April 12,1912
Place of birth: Oxford,Massachusettes
Place of death: Glen Echo ,Maryland
Clara Barton never wanted a man. She believed that she could survive on her own.
She was single her whole life. Never fell in love with one man.
Religion and Hometown
Clara Barton and her parents attended the Universalist Church in Oxford,Massachusettes. In 1905 she wrote a statement of her religious beliefs to her friend Mrs. Norman Thrasher,Lakewood Ohio. Read her statement over her religious belief at http://www.uuquincy.org/projects/stamps/14clarabarton.htm .
Her Hometown was Oxford Massaschuttes.
Clara Barton was never involved in the war. During the Civil War, Clara Barton sought to help the soldiers in any way she could. At the beginning, she collected and distributed supplies for the Union Army. Not content sitting on the sidelines, Barton served as an independent nurse and first saw combat in Fredericksburg, Virginia , in 1862. After the war ended in 1865, Clara Barton worked for the Department, helping to either reunite missing soldiers and their families or find out more about those who were missing. She also became a lecturer and crowds of people came to hear her talk about her war experiences
She loved to take care of people on her leisure time.
She was part of the American Red Cross.
Being part of the American Red Cross.