Reference : V-P-HIST-E-02234
Country/Region : UNITED STATES
Caption : Andersonville/Georgia, cimetière militaire. Clara Barton (1821-1912), future fondatrice de la Croix-Rouge américaine, hissant le drapeau. Cet endroit est tristement connu pour sa prison de la Guerre civile américaine.
Person appearing :
BARTON, Clara (-)
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication subject to restrictions
Copyright : ICRC archives (ARR)
Description :

Barton and two soldiers, one of them a former prisoner of war, were given authority by President Lincoln to search for missing men.
(Woodcut from Harper's Weekly, October 7, 1865)

Born in North Oxford, Massachusetts, on December 25th 1821, Barton rose from small farm background to become a schoolteacher, government worker, Civil War nurse, women's prison superintendent and dedicated humanitarian.
Original material : print
Resolution : 3500x2922
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : black and white