|Dates: ||1833, 30 October - 1884, 17 August|
|Born: ||US, PA, Philadelphia|
|Died: ||US, PA|
Woodward served in the U.S. Civil War as medical officer and produced several publications on war-related diseases including "Outlines of the Chief Camp Diseases of the United States Armies" (Philadelphia, 1863) and "The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion" (2 vols., Washington, 1870-‘9). In addition he was a microscopist of worldwide reputation and an important pioneer in photo-microscopy. A collection of his photo-micrographs are preserved in the Royal Microscopical Society, London.
He was also consultant physician for the post-mortems of Presidents Abraham Lincoln and James Garfield.
[With contributions by Christopher Wahren]
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