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Clara Barton & The Red Cross

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Clara Barton & The Red Cross Her primary focus was not on nursing but on bringing medical supplies and comfort to wounded soldiers She served as head nurse of Gen. Benjamin F. Butler's Army of the James, but otherwise, her activities during the war were entirely independent and unaffiliated with other organizations. Barton worked hard to incorporate the "American amendment" into the treaty, which guaranteed the neutrality of relief workers in natural disasters as well as wartime. Clara Barton has impacted so many women in wanting to join the U.S. Army for years. Clara Barton has also impacted the United States today by founding the American Red Cross in 1881. Every day, lives are saved because of this organization, all because of Clara Barton. Clara Barton served in the Battle of Bull run, second battle of bull run, Antietam, and Fredericksburg as a medic. Clara Barton served as president of the Red Cross for 23 years. provided relief for 21 disasters in American and abroad from 1881 to 1904 December 25, 1821 -April 12, 1912 then now still save lives Treating the Wounded better technology more recruits faster treatment worse wounds better medicine little supplies less volunteers disease spread faster less knowledge of treatment Citations Fredriksen, John C. "Clara Barton." World History: The Modern Era. ABC-CLIO, 2011. Web. 24 May "Red Cross poster." Image. National Archives. American History. ABC-CLIO, 2011. Web. 26 May 2011. "American Red Cross." A” Clara Barton." Image. Cirker, Hayward and Blanche Cirker, eds. Dictionary of American Portraits, 1967. American History. ABC-CLIO, 2011. Web. 24 May 2011. Tendrich Frank, Lisa. "American Red Cross: Examine." American History. ABC-CLIO, 2011. Web. 24 May 2011. "Clara Barton at Andersonville Prison." Image. Library of Congress. American History. ABC-CLIO, 2011. Web. 24 May 2011. "women in the military." American History. ABC-CLIO, 2011. Web. 24 May 2011.
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