Clara Barton

Angel of the Battlefield

Clara Barton

1. Clara Barton founded the American Red Cross in 1881


2. Clara also formed the National First Aid in 1905.


3. Clara Barton was very helpful to many in the war, she first had to convince the officers to allow women to assist in the war efforts. She gained their trust to become the angel on the battle field.


4. She was an American nurse, suffragist and humanitarian that helped many in the Union Army.



5.While caring for a wounded solider at the Battle of Antietam, Clara worked so close to the battlefield that a bullet once tore through her sleeve and killed a man she was treating.



6. Supporter of the women's suffrage movement and dedicated her life to helping people, she was a woman that everyone loved.

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This picture was taken during her pinning ceremony of becoming a nurse in 1865.
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This picture describes the war efforts of the Red Cross.
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This is a famous quote said by Clara Barton.
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The memorial for Clara Barton in April 12, 1912.
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This picture is showing how Clara was involved in the National Woman Suffrage Association.