Clara Barton : founder of the American Red Cross / Barbara A. Somervill.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library||J 921 BAR (Text)||39206019936440||J Biography||Available||-|
- ISBN: 0756518881 (library binding)
- ISBN: 9780756518882 (library binding)
- ISBN: 0756521998 (pbk.)
- ISBN: 9780756521998 (pbk.)
- Physical Description: 112 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
- Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Compass Point Books, 
- Copyright: ©2007
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (pages 106-108) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Blood flows at Antietam -- A young Clara Barton -- Early days in Washington -- The women who went to the field -- Show us the battle -- A requiem from Andersonville -- Barton in Europe -- The scarlet cross floats -- Final days, final words.
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