Extras

Cast and Characters

Cast and Characters

Meet the people who bring Mercy Street to life.

QUIZ: Civil War Medicine

QUIZ: Civil War Medicine

Test your knowledge of Civil War medical advances — from the "father of emergency medicine" to "biting the bullet."

Photos

Photos

Dive deeper into the series with these photo galleries.

Mercy Street Revealed: A Blog

Mercy Street Revealed: A Blog

Take a step back in time with Mercy Street's episode recap blog written by the show's historical consultants.

Behind the Scenes: Costumes, Sets and Props

Behind the Scenes: Costumes, Sets and Props

Meet Mercy Street's costume designer, prop master, set decorator and production designer.

Mercy Street Revealed Blog Posts

African American Men in the Union Medical Service

Last Updated by Jane Schultz on

In this blog post, Jane Schultz, Ph.D., gives some background to Samuel Diggs' character by examining the real-life African American men who practiced medicine as surgeons during the Civil War.

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Mercy Street Season 2, Episode 5 GIF Recap

Last Updated by Mercy Street Editor on

Catch up on Episode 5, Unknown Soldier, with an episode recap. Warning: Spoilers ahead.

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Making a Change: Educating Former Slaves

Last Updated by Anya Jabour on

Anya Jabour, Ph.D., explains that even though they were denied education in slavery, African Americans were determined to have it in freedom.

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