Clara Barton

By jocey9
  • Date of Birth

  • superintendent of the union nurses

  • Clara Barton visited Europe in search of rest.

  • At age 60 she founded the american red cross

  • She chartered steamers to carry needed supplies up to down the ojio and mississipi rivers to assist flood victims.

  • The american red red cross proposed an amendment

  • Clara and 50 volunteers rode the first train into johnstown, pennsylvania, to help the suvivors of a dam break that caused 2,200 deaths.

  • Clara Barton organized assistance for russians suffering

  • Barton regign as president of the american red cross

  • She died at her home in Glen Echo, maryland