The Clara Barton Museum Blog


Posts Tagged ‘Civil War’

Clara Barton: Author and Public Speaker

Posted on:

This blog post examines an under-appreciated yet inspirational aspect of Clara Barton’s legacy – her time as an author and public speaker.

Clara Barton’s Nursing Career

Posted on:

“My sleepy emotions awoke me and…Clara Barton was there, an angel of mercy doing all in mortal power to assuage the miseries of the unfortunate soldiers.”

The Freedmen’s Bureau in Virginia

Posted on:
The Freedmen’s Bureau in Virginia

Hear the remarkable story of the Freedmen’s Bureau work in war-torn Virginia after the Civil War on April 19, 2018 at the Missing Soldiers Office

“It Feels A Shame To Be Alive”

Posted on:
An army graveyard Library of Congress

Read some of Emily Dickinson’s famous and thoughtful poetry, and gain an insight into what it was like to be alive during the Civil War.

  • Clara Barton Museum on YouTube
  • -->