During the Civil War, Clara’s main goal was to help anyone in need in any way possible, which made her one of the most honored woman. Barton was willing to risk her own life to provide assistance to others, such as by supporting and aiding the soldiers on the battlefield. After collecting supplies, such as clothing and food, she brought them to the Union Army through the U.S. Sanitary Commission. For example, she brought supplies to the soldiers of the Sixth Massachusetts Infantry who had been attacked in Baltimore, Maryland. To obtain these items, she was not afraid to ask the public for donations, such as through r...
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