Season 2 Footnotes | Week 5

Mercy Street Footnote infographic

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Season 2 Footnotes | Episode 201

Season 2 Footnotes | Episode 201

Did you know that Mercy Street's Pinkerton was inspired by a real life private-eye?

Season 2 Footnotes | Episode 202

Season 2 Footnotes | Episode 202

Did you know that Morse code has had a curious history of being used in covert operations?

Season 2 Footnotes | Episode 203

Season 2 Footnotes | Episode 203

Did you know: Quakers led the abolitionist movement in both the U.S. and Great Britain.

Season 2 Footnotes | Episode 204

Season 2 Footnotes | Episode 204

Did you know that David Peck was the first black man to earn a medical degree in the U.S.?

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All Footnotes Infographics

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