Clara (Clarissa Harlowe) Barton
American Founder of the American Red Cross, Teacher and Social Reformer
Clara Barton served as a nurse during the American Civil War, but her primary contribu...
Born December 25, 1821
Died April 12, 1912
Glen Echo, New York
Union nurse known as the "angel of the
battlefield" for treating wounded Union soldiers
The American humanitarian Clara Barton (1821-1912) was the founder of the American Red Cross. Her work made her a symbol of humanitarianism.Clara Barton was born on Dec. 25, 1821, in North Oxford, Mas...
Clara Barton was nicknamed "Angel of the Battlefield" for her extraordinary work with wounded soldiers during the Civil War. Her most lasting legacy, however, was the establishment of the American Red...
In "Clara Barton and the American Red Cross" Eve Marko does an excellent job at dealing with the issues of Clara Barton's life, and how she was a founding member in the Red Cross. Eve Marko creates a...
Clarissa Harlowe Barton was born on December 25, 1812, in North Oxford, Massachusetts. Her parents were Stephen and Sarah Barton. Stephen was a farmer, horse breeder, and a respected member of the c...