Friday Aug 25, 2023

065 - The Soldier’s Friend: Clara Barton

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About this episode: 

It was over 140 years ago that the American Red Cross was founded. Though most know its founder, few know the details of her lifetime of charity, sacrifice and service. This is an attempt to correct that. This is the story of an American pioneer - an American hero. This is the story of Clara Barton.

                        

Some Characters Mentioned In This Episode:

Charles Sumner

Frances Gage

Dorence Atwater

Samuel Green

Dorothea Dix

 

For Further Reading:

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A Woman of Valor: Clara Barton and the Civil War by Stephen B. Oates

 

Get The Guide:

Want to learn more about the Civil War? A great place to start is Fred's guide, The Civil War: A History of the War between the States from Workman Publishing. The guide is in its 9th printing.

 

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Producer: Dan Irving

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