Clara Barton Character Traits

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Grace Saigh
September 12, 2017
Social Studies

Clara Barton

When you think of the Civil War, who do you think of? Old Honest Abe! There are so many other important historical figure who were an important part to the Civil War. One of them is the pioneering nurse, Clara Barton. Clara Barton is a very brave and courageous woman. She took on the painstaking job of being the nurse to those who were injured during the Civil War! She was born on December 25, 1821 and grew up being the youngest of six. Her siblings names were Dorthea, David, and Stephan Barton. Her parents were Sarah and Stephen Barton. Before becoming a nurse, she was a teacher. Clara was against slavery throughout her life. Then later when the Civil War broke out, she was

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