Mercy Street

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Mercy Street: Season Two

Sundays at 8pm • Premiering January 22

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.

January 22: Episode 1 "Balm in Gilead"

The staff unites to save one of their own. A former slave turned activist arrives in town, causing a rift between Foster and Mary. The Greens are in disarray; Emma and Frank’s romance ignites and Samuel plans for a reunion with Aurelia.

Season 2 Trailer
Season 2: Meet the New Characters
Mercy Street

Season 2: Meet the New Characters

A former slave-turned-activist, a founder of the Secret Service under Lincoln, an alluring French anatomy artist, and the new head of Mansion House.

Season 2 Behind the Scenes: The Contraband Experience
Mercy Street

Season 2 Behind the Scenes: The Contraband Experience

Go beyond Mansion House Hospital and into a contraband camp, which often provided the first taste of freedom for escaped slaves fleeing bondage,

Season 1 Recap
Mercy Street

Season 1 Recap

Catch up on Season 1 of Mercy Street before the Season 2 premiere on January 22 at 8/7c.