Presidential Physician: Edward Curtis
- Medical school: College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1864
- Curtis was then a pathologist at the Army Medical Museum [Kunhardt p92], specializing in microscopic work. He was described as "patient and dexterous young man" [Henry p36].
- Curtis and Dr. Joseph J. Woodward were the two physicians who performed the [head only] autopsy on President Lincoln.
- The Physical Lincoln Sourcebook indexes and excerpts Curtis's writings about Lincoln.
- Photos appear in [Kunhardt p92] and in [Henry pp15, 37].
- Roos CA. Physicians to the Presidents, and their patients: a bibliography. Bull Med Library Assoc. 1961; 49(3): 291-360.
- Henry RS. The Armed Forces Institute of Pathology: Its First Century, 1862-1962. Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1964.
- Kunhardt DM, Kunhardt PB Jr. Twenty Days: A Narrative in Text and Pictures of the Assassination of Abraham Lincoln and the Twenty Days and Nights That Followed. New York: Castle Books, 1965.