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Mercy Street 

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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 ...  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 ...  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
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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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Between war and peace, there is hope. (Season 1) See more »

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Director Roxann Dawson also stared in and directed several episodes of Star Trek Enterprise. She has also directed many other successful TV shows See more »

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Referenced in My Brother's Keeper (2017) See more »

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Well Done - Let's Give This a Chance
18 January 2016 | by tjeffsmithSee all my reviews

I'm hopeful that this series marks a start to some quality original PBS programming rather than more transatlantic imports from the BBC or ITV. So far so good. I'm curious about some of the message board complaints about the gory nature of the surgery scenes. I would rather see the good, the bad, and the ugly instead of a watered down, whitewashed, and sanitized presentation. I like my stories with some real grit. The characters have some real depth. I don't like put-on southern accents. Like fake snow it diminishes the realism of the scene. And this series has lots of that. But (at least so far) the people of color have more to do in this story than serve angry white people. The Civil War is a dramatic season in our nation's history. It's not always a pretty story. But as a backdrop for this drama it is told with some dignity and respect for all the players, regardless of their uniform. I think we could use more of that attitude today.


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