Posts Tagged ‘Fredericksburg’
Clara Barton’s Civil War nursing experience taught her the importance of first aid. After the war, she worked to bring first aid training to civilian life.
“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.”
Clara Barton might have earned the moniker Angel of the Battlefield at Antietam, but her deeds at the Battle of Fredericksburg solidified that reputation.
Dr. Mary E. Walker of New York embarked on a crusade to become a surgeon in the Union Army.
Introducing a new series, presenting art that grapples with themes of war.