Clara Barton

During the Civil War

Clara Barton

Clara Barton was a nurse in the Civil War. Barton provided materials for wounded and sick soldiers in the union. Barton also offered personal support to men in hopes of keeping their spirits up. Clara read to them, wrote letters for them, listened to their personal problems and prayed with them. These act started a life-long career of aiding people in times of conflict and disaster. Her nickname was the angel of the battlefield.

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