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Question: Clara Barton was the daughter of a farmer and war veteran and built a career helping others. What was one of her greatest accomplishments? And what nickname was she given due to her heroism during the Civil War?
Born in Oxford, Massachusetts, in 1821, Clara Barton was the daughter of a farmer, a war veteran, whose stories inspired her lifelong interest in military affairs.