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Mercy Street

Season 2: The Contraband Experience

Aired: 2017-01-23 01:00:00 2:00 Rating: TV-14

Go beyond Mansion House Hospital and into a contraband camp, as seen in Season 2.

Related History

Season 2 Historical Context

Season 2 Historical Context

This interactive maps the real timeline of the Civil War as Season 2 unfolds.

Behind the Lens: A History in Pictures

Behind the Lens: A History in Pictures

Dive deeper into the era with historical essays and Civil War-era photos courtesy of Stanley B. Burns, MD and The Burns Archive.

Real People and Places

Real People and Places

Get to know the stories of the real Emma Green and Frank Stringfellow. Plus, see why Alexandria, Va. was the crossroads of the Civil War.

Footnotes

Footnotes

Learn the true history behind Mercy Street with our Footnotes. We'll be revealing new facts each week.

Resources for Teachers

Resources for Teachers

Visit PBS Learning Media to examine a collection of educational resources related to the American Civil War.

From Our Partners

Visit Alexandria

Visit Alexandria

Check out the Visit Alexandria website to learn more about real sites and stories.

Civil War Trust

Civil War Trust

Visit the Civil War Trust website to learn more about America's battlegrounds.

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