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Follows the lives of two volunteer nurses on opposing sides of the Civil War - New England abolitionist Mary Phinney and Confederate supporter Emma Green.
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Series cast summary:
McKinley Belcher III ...  Samuel Diggs 12 episodes, 2016-2017
Suzanne Bertish ...  Hospital Matron Brannan / ... 12 episodes, 2016-2017
Norbert Leo Butz ...  Dr. Byron Hale 12 episodes, 2016-2017
Gary Cole ...  James Green 12 episodes, 2016-2017
Hannah James ...  Emma Green 12 episodes, 2016-2017
Brad Koed Brad Koed ...  James Green Jr. / ... 12 episodes, 2016-2017
Luke Macfarlane ...  Chaplain Hopkins 12 episodes, 2016-2017
Donna Murphy ...  Jane Green 12 episodes, 2016-2017
Josh Radnor ...  Dr. Jedediah Foster 12 episodes, 2016-2017
AnnaSophia Robb ...  Alice Green 12 episodes, 2016-2017
Tara Summers ...  Anne Hastings 12 episodes, 2016-2017
L. Scott Caldwell ...  Belinda 11 episodes, 2016-2017
Wade Williams ...  Silas Bullen 10 episodes, 2016-2017
Mary Elizabeth Winstead ...  Mary Phinney 10 episodes, 2016-2017
Emily Marie Palmer Emily Marie Palmer ...  Sister Isabella 10 episodes, 2016-2017
Luray Cooper ...  Abel Melcher 8 episodes, 2016-2017
Jack Falahee ...  Frank Stringfellow 7 episodes, 2016-2017
Peter Gerety ...  Dr. Alfred Summers 7 episodes, 2016-2017
Jacob Dacus ...  Orderly Kendrick 7 episodes, 2016-2017
Shalita Grant ...  Aurelia Johnson 6 episodes, 2016
Patina Miller ...  Charlotte Jenkins 6 episodes, 2017
Bryce Pinkham ...  Clayton McBurney III 6 episodes, 2017
Kelly Badger Hofmann Kelly Badger Hofmann ...  Musician on Capital Steps / ... 6 episodes, 2017
Cameron Monaghan ...  Tom Fairfax 5 episodes, 2016
Russ Tiller ...  Banfield 5 episodes, 2016-2017
Brían F. O'Byrne ...  Allan Pinkerton 5 episodes, 2017
Paul D'Elia Paul D'Elia ...  Metcalf Thug / ... 5 episodes, 2016-2017
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Based on real events, Mercy Street takes viewers beyond the battlefield and into the lives of a distinctive cast of characters - doctors, nurses, contraband laborers and Southern loyalists - realizing the chaotic world of Union-occupied Alexandria, Virginia, and the Mansion House Hospital in the early years of the Civil War. Written by PBS

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Blood isn't blue or gray (Season 1) See more »

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Drama | History

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TV-14

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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 January 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Улица милосердия See more »

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Richmond, Virginia, USA See more »

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Frank Stringfellow became an Episcopal priest after the Civil War and became the first chaplain at Woodberry Forest School. The school was founded by Frank's cousin Captain Robert Stringfellow Walker who served in the Confederate Army under Colonel John S. Mosby. His great grandson Frank Stringfellow is a professor of English at the University of Miami and is a graduate of Woodberry Forest. See more »

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Excellent first episode
16 January 2016 | by Film-SlaveSee all my reviews

If the series continues in this way, I suspect it will be a starmaker along the order of POLDARK and approaching DOWNTON ABBEY. Well formed characters, beautiful period detail, and a keen knowledge that human issues -- love, anger, fear, greed, desperation, pride, stupidity, transformation, etc. -- persist even in the midst of crisis. The Civil War is seen from a fresh perspective that is grueling and more intimate.

Excellent performances by actors with whom I'm not yet familiar. It's a shame the producers do the cast a huge disservice in the credits. In the first episode, there is a teenage soldier clutching a flagpole he has held since he fought alongside his dad. Then there is a wounded soldier whose crisis is key in unfolding the story of a Black character and the attitudes of others toward race. The crappy credits simply read: Union Soldier #1, Union Soldier #2, and on. Really? How lazy and short-sighted.


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