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CLARA BARTON. Angel Of The Battlefield BY: Luke Robbins Garrison Gay. Childhood. Born Clarissa Harlowe Barton on December 25 th 1821 in North Oxford, Massachusetts Had four older siblings; two brothers and two sisters Learned how to read by the age of 4 Clara was a very shy child

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clara barton

CLARA BARTON

Angel Of The

Battlefield

BY:

Luke Robbins

Garrison Gay

childhood

Childhood

Born Clarissa Harlowe Barton on December 25th 1821 in North Oxford, Massachusetts

Had four older siblings; two brothers and two sisters

Learned how to read by the age of 4

Clara was a very shy child

Parents enrolled her in boarding school in order to overcome her shyness

At the age of 11 she found her true calling when her brother David was injured after falling off the roof of their barn

adulthood

Adulthood

Received her teaching certificate from Clinton Liberal Institute for Females

Established a free public school Bordentown, New Jersey in 1852

Worked as a clerk in the Patent Office

in Washington D.C.

Gained the idea of helping wounded

soldiers on the battlefield after seeing

how many died on the way to the

hospitals

role in the war

Role In The War

Finally, in 1862, a man named Officer Rucker gave Clara permission to travel to the battlefields

Brought her own medical supplies

Served during some of the grimmest battles of the Civil War

In 1864, Union General Benjamin Butler appointed her as the “lady in charge.” Presiding over the hospitals at the front of the Army of the James

Abraham Lincoln put her in charge of searching for missing Union soldiers

impact on the war

Impact On The War

Barton distributed medical supplies to countless soldiers

Helped identify thousands of lost Union soldiers

Clara started the AMERICAN RED CROSS in 1881

Barton was inspired after working with the Red Cross during the Franco-Prussian War

Helps prepare and aid people in emergencies

clara barton died april 12 th 1912 she was 90 years old
Clara Barton

Died

April 12th, 1912

She was 90 years old

sources

sOURCES

http://www.historyplace.com/specials/calendar/docs-pix/clara-barton.jpg

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clara_Barton

http://www.nps.gov/anti/historyculture/images/Clara-Barton.jpg

http://library.thinkquest.org/5940/cchildhood.html

http://library.thinkquest.org/5940/cadulthood.html

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e4/ClaraBartonWcbyoung.jpg

http://library.thinkquest.org/5940/colderadult.html