by evan mallows
Do you know who Clara Barton was? Clara Barton was born in oxford Massachusetts Dec 25 1821.She was the fifth and last child of Sarah Stone and Stephen Barton. When Clara was eleven her brother David fell of the roof of A barn trying to fix it.Clara took care of David for two years.In 1839 Clara became A teacher.She taught kids in A one room schoolhouse. Clara taught school for 15 years.Then the civil war had begun.Clara wanted to help the soldiers.The civil war lasted 5 years after it begun.The soldiers fought between ending slavery and not ending slavery.Clara was A nurse in the civil war.She took care of alot of soldiers.Clara even took care of soldiers on the enemy team.After the civil war Clara helped the soldiers find there home that they lived in before they left to fight in the civil war.The enemy team won .The enemy team wanted to end slavery.Clara just wanted to help the soldiers.Clara started the American red cross after the Clara helped the soldiers find their home .The American red cross is a group of nurses.She died in 1912 and at the age of 90.I think Clara Barton was A really good person for helping lots of soldiers.