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Official medical bulletins relating to the health of U.S. President James Garfield 1881
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Biographical/Historical Note

Joseph J. Woodward (1833-84) was a surgeon in U.S. Army Medical Department. He is considered a pioneer in the field of microscopic photography. Woodward was among the surgeons attending President James Garfield after he was shot by Charles Guiteau.