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

Roots of Resistance

Last Updated by Kenyatta D. Berry on

Genealogist Kenyatta D. Berry discusses slave resistance in the Colonies and Caribbean, and how education and resistance later went hand-in-hand.

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Code-switching and Fluidity as a Strategy for Survival

Last Updated by Audrey Davis on

Audrey P. Davis, Director of the Alexandria Black History Museum, discusses the coping mechanisms African American characters must employ to survive plot twists and power struggles in Mercy Street.

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Nursing the Enemy

Last Updated by Jane Schultz on

In this blog post, Jane E. Schultz, Ph.D., details the relief work done by clergy and laypeople during the Civil War and the complex subject of nursing the enemy.

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