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Social Studies - Civil War: Clara Barton


  • Background before she became a nurse
  • Role during the Civil War
  • Contributions
  • American Red Cross

Clara Barton and the Red Cross

                                                                                         Image Source- Library of Congress


A May 1887 National Guard camp in Washington. Clara Barton, seen standing in front of the American Red Cross flag, was invited to direct the camp’s hospital.

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