Biography and History

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.

Source: From the finding aid for C0358


  • Physicians -- United States -- 19th century..
  • Alfred A. Woodhull Collection. 1776-1916 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C0358

    Consists of works, correspondence, genealogical information, photographs, miscellaneous material, and printed works of surgeon and medical inspector Alfred A. Woodhull (Princeton Class of 1856).