Woodhull, Alfred A. (Alfred Alexander), 1837-1921

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Military surgeon and author of medical literature; retired in 1901; later lecturer at Princeton University.

From the description of Letter, 1913 Aug. 26. (Historical Society of Princeton). WorldCat record id: 70963361

Alfred Alexander Woodhull, 1837-1921 was a military surgeon. He graduated from the College of New Jersey with a B.A. degree in 1856 and an M.A. in 1859. In that same year he graduated from the medical department of the University of Pennsylvania. He saw active service throughout the Civil War, became an authority on public health and was a contributor to medical literature. He was in Savannah, Georgia during the yellow fever epidemic of 1876.

From the description of Alfred Alexander Woodhull report (Georgia Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 159956307

A graduate from the University of Pennsylvania's medical dept. in 1859, Woodhull served in the Union army medical corps and was a surgeon and medical inspector during the Civil War. A sanitation expert, he remained in the army until retirement (1901) and authored a number of medical works.

From the description of Alfred A. Woodhull papers, 1776-1916. (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 686773180

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creatorOf Woodhull, Alfred A. (Alfred Alexander), 1837-1921. Alfred Alexander Woodhull report Georgia Historical Society
creatorOf Woodhull, Alfred A. (Alfred Alexander), 1837-1921. Alfred A. Woodhull papers, 1776-1916. Princeton University Library
referencedIn Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary. Correspondence, 1863-1879 Smithsonian Institution Archives
referencedIn Inventory to the Records of the Rutgers College Office of the President (Austin Scott), 1865-1937 Rutgers Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Mershon, Irving Warren, 1882-1961. Letter, 1907 May 22. Historical Society of Princeton
referencedIn Collins, Varnum Lansing, 1870-1936. Correspondence, 1911-1912. Historical Society of Princeton
referencedIn Scott, Austin, 1848-1922. Papers, 1865-1937, 1871-1922 (bulk). Rutgers University
referencedIn Garrison family papers, 1801-1948 (inclusive), 1840-1907 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Longstreet, James, 1821-1904. James Longstreet papers, 1875-1904 [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Woodhull, Alfred A. (Alfred Alexander), 1837-1921. Letter, 1913 Aug. 26. Historical Society of Princeton
referencedIn Collins, Varnum Lansing, 1870-1936. Letter, 1913 Feb. 5. Historical Society of Princeton
referencedIn Stockton, Bayard, 1853-1928. Correspondence and documents, 1907-1922. Historical Society of Princeton
referencedIn Collins, Varnum Lansing, 1870-1936. Letter, [19--]. Historical Society of Princeton
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correspondedWith Collins, Varnum Lansing, 1870-1936. person
associatedWith Davison family. family
correspondedWith Garrison family. family
correspondedWith Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878 person
associatedWith Longstreet, James, 1821-1904. person
correspondedWith Mershon, Irving Warren, 1882-1961. person
correspondedWith Robinson, Charles S. person
associatedWith Rutgers College. Office of the President corporateBody
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correspondedWith Stockton, Bayard, 1853-1928. person
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Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Savannah (Ga.)
Georgia--Savannah
Subject
College of New Jersey (Princeton, N.J.)
Electric Motors, Generators, Dynamos
Epidemics
Ipecac (Drug)
Medicine, Military
Military hygiene
Military training camps
Natural history
Princeton, Battle of, Princeton, N.J., 1777
Smithsonian Publications
Yellow fever
Occupation
Physicians
Surgeons
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Birth 1837-04-13

Death 1921-10-18

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