What is Clara Barton life like?
Clarissa Harlowe Barton, better known as Clara, was born on Christmas Day in 1821, She worked as a teacher, patent clerk, and humanitarian, in addition to being a hospital nurse. Toward the end of the Civil War, she established a hospital at the Andersonville prison camp. After the war she ran the Office of Missing Soldiers, to help find or identify soldiers killed or missing in action. She established the American Red Cross on May 21, 1881.