Item #324168 Outlines of the Chief Camp Diseases of the United States Armies as observed during the present war. Joseph Janvier Woodward.

Outlines of the Chief Camp Diseases of the United States Armies as observed during the present war.

Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co, 1863.

First edition. 364pp. 8vo. Original cloth, recased Freemon, Microbes and Minie Balls p 142; Garrison Morton 7738. Item #324168

Joseph Janvier Woodward was an 1853 University of Pennsylvania medical graduate entered the Union Army in June 1861 and was assigned to serve as regimental surgeon with an artillery unit. Woodward served with the Army of the Potomac and participated in the first battle of Bull Run. Woodward's 1863 volume includes chapters devoted to malaria, scurvy, camp fevers, typho-malarial fever, chronic malarial poisoning, jaundice, camp diarrhea, acute enteritis, acute dysentery, chronic diarrhea, camp measles, catarrh, pneumonia, and pseudo-rheumatic affections, among others.

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