By Samuel Willard Crompton
Often called the 'Angel of the Battlefield' for her efforts through the American Civil warfare, Clara Barton is remembered as a pioneering nurse and humanitarian. This identify enables you to examine this courageous nurse and founding father of the yankee crimson move.
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The two sections, North and South, would know little peace from that time forward. • 31 32 • Clara Barton that she had so much free time, which weighed on her spirit far more than an abundance of tasks. Her most useful occupation in 1857 and 1858 was looking after her beloved nephew, Sally’s son, who had come down with tuberculosis. Despite a visit to Minnesota for what was called the “prairie cure,” he continued to weaken. There was also a niece, who frequently asked Barton for money. S. Patent Office would again hire her, though as a temporary clerk with a reduced rate of pay.
There was also Colonel John Elwell from Michigan. Tall, lean, and handsome with a thick beard, Elwell was what many Union officers most wished to be: gentlemanly, highly educated, and with a strong sense of duty. In his company, Barton found the first true intellectual companionship she had enjoyed for some time. They read together, composed some poetry, and also enjoyed many horseback rides along the edge of the Sea Islands. Barton was in love, for perhaps the first time in her life. Men had pursued Barton at different times over the years, but she had rejected them for one reason or another.
S. history. She remained at Antietam for two more days, before returning to Washington, utterly exhausted. When she looked in the mirror, she saw that her normally fair skin had turned a dull blue that came from exposure to gunpowder. Fredericksburg By mid-autumn 1862, Barton had become a success in her own right. She had been a fine teacher and a competent and efficient copyist for the Patent Office, but nothing she had done in her life to that point equaled the satisfaction she felt 43 44 • Clara Barton from tending to wounded men on the battlefield.