Wednesday, March 3, 2010

The Making of a Masterpiece - 8

The Angel of the Battlefield

Clara Barton with Walt Whitman at Chatham, December 1862

Known as the “Angel of the Battlefield,” Clara Barton remains one of the most beloved figures from the American Civil War. Her selfless dedication to aid others is still celebrated, and today The American Red Cross carries on her mission.

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