Clara Barton by Ryan By hulstromk8 Dec 25, 1821 Born Clara Barton was born in North Oxford Massachusetts. Clara was the youngest of 5 children. Jan 1, 1833 Became a Teacher Clara became a teacher. She was a teacher for 15 years. Jan 1, 1861 Civil War Began The Civil War began and Clara wanted to help. She brought food, clothes, and other supplies. They called her , “The Angel of the Battlefield Jan 1, 1881 Founded Red Cross Clara found a company called , ”The American Red Cross" Apr 10, 1912 Died Clara died when she was 90. Clara died on April 12, 1912. Apr 24, 2013 Today Clara Barton was a nurse for the Civil War. Citation Website: “Clara Barton.” PebbleGo. www.pebblego.com. February 28, 2013.