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Souvenir Card

This Civil War News Souvenir Card is dated, December 25, 1863, (Clara Barton’s 42nd birthday!).  The front of the card highlights Clara Barton’s heroic actions on the battlefield and has an illustration of a battle scene.  A Red Cross flag is in the background although it wasn’t until 16 years after the Civil War that she founded the American Red Cross.
Paper. L 5.6, W 8 cm

Clara Barton National Historic Site, CLBA 4513