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Mercy Street 

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Follows the lives of two volunteer nurses on opposing sides of the Civil War - New England abolitionist Mary Phinney and Confederate supporter Emma Green.
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Series cast summary:
McKinley Belcher III ...  Samuel Diggs 12 episodes, 2016-2017
Suzanne Bertish ...  Hospital Matron Brannan / ... 12 episodes, 2016-2017
Norbert Leo Butz ...  Dr. Byron Hale 12 episodes, 2016-2017
Gary Cole ...  James Green 12 episodes, 2016-2017
Hannah James ...  Emma Green 12 episodes, 2016-2017
Brad Koed Brad Koed ...  James Green Jr. / ... 12 episodes, 2016-2017
Luke Macfarlane ...  Chaplain Hopkins 12 episodes, 2016-2017
Donna Murphy ...  Jane Green 12 episodes, 2016-2017
Josh Radnor ...  Dr. Jedediah Foster 12 episodes, 2016-2017
AnnaSophia Robb ...  Alice Green 12 episodes, 2016-2017
Tara Summers ...  Anne Hastings 12 episodes, 2016-2017
L. Scott Caldwell ...  Belinda 11 episodes, 2016-2017
Wade Williams ...  Silas Bullen 10 episodes, 2016-2017
Mary Elizabeth Winstead ...  Mary Phinney 10 episodes, 2016-2017
Emily Marie Palmer ...  Sister Isabella 10 episodes, 2016-2017
Luray Cooper ...  Abel Melcher 8 episodes, 2016-2017
Jack Falahee ...  Frank Stringfellow 7 episodes, 2016-2017
Peter Gerety ...  Dr. Alfred Summers 7 episodes, 2016-2017
Jacob Dacus ...  Orderly Kendrick 7 episodes, 2016-2017
Shalita Grant ...  Aurelia Johnson 6 episodes, 2016
Patina Miller ...  Charlotte Jenkins 6 episodes, 2017
Bryce Pinkham ...  Clayton McBurney III 6 episodes, 2017
Kelly Badger Hofmann Kelly Badger Hofmann ...  Musician on Capital Steps / ... 6 episodes, 2017
Cameron Monaghan ...  Tom Fairfax 5 episodes, 2016
Russ Tiller ...  Banfield 5 episodes, 2016-2017
Brían F. O'Byrne ...  Allan Pinkerton 5 episodes, 2017
Paul D'Elia Paul D'Elia ...  Metcalf Thug / ... 5 episodes, 2016-2017
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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. Written by PBS

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Between love and war is mercy (Season 2) See more »

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Drama | History

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TV-14

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USA

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English

Release Date:

17 January 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Puterea speranţei See more »

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Richmond, Virginia, USA See more »

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Actress Shalita Grant graduated from Juilliard in 2010, and received a Tony nomination for her Broadway debut. See more »

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Not terrific
18 January 2016 | by lhagge-86907See all my reviews

Ridley Scott this may be, but a British costume drama it is not. By which I mean, though they appear to have tried for four years, they could not come up with a script that was not lame, or actors who were not amateurish. The very MINIMUM that should be expected is that actors will have a reasonable and consistent accent for their characters, but apparently even this was too much to ask--for example, each of the actors playing the family who own the hotel-turned hospital has a different accent, even though they are supposed to be playing a single Virginia family. The older girl, one of our heroines, cannot even maintain a consistent accent throughout,sometimes sounding vaguely southernish, and other times like a Yankee. Her younger sister by contrast sounds like a Georgia cracker. The results are like a low-budget film from the 1950s. Really really disappointing and cheesy. No finesse in the writing either--just clump clump clump like a big pair of boots. Ugh.


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