After Antietam, the Greens suffer a setback and Pinkerton’s inquiry heats up. Foster and Samuel visit Foster’s family plantation, where they intervene in a difficult labor. The hospital staff unites to oust their hated chief. In Boston, Mary’s condition worsens.
Lisette re-creates on paper the face of a disfigured, amnesiac soldier, leading to a family reunion. When Anne’s plans to be made head nurse fail,, she rejoins Hale to undermine McBurney’s authority. Pinkerton questions the Greens, causing a rift.
After the Second Battle of Bull Run and the battle of Chantilly (Ox Hill), Hopkins and Emma set out to rescue a stranded group of wounded Union soldiers. Lisette, a hospital observer, discovers the truth about a young soldier, shocking Foster. Hopkins and Emma share an intimate moment.
As Pinkerton looks at the Greens more closely, they join forces to hide an ugly secret. McBurney, hoping to distance Foster from Mary, sends him to a nearby army camp on a house call. Alice helps Frank escape and Samuel earns Charlotte’s respect. Airs February 5 at 8/7c. Join the conversation #MercyStreetPBS
A house guest becomes the focus of Alice’s schemes. When Mary falls gravely ill, Foster’s attempts to care for her antagonize the new chief. Charlotte tries to contain the smallpox epidemic and Samuel has to make a difficult decision. Airs January 29 at 8/7c. Join the conversation #MercyStreetPBS
Catch up on the first five episodes of Mercy Street before the finale on Feb. 21. President Lincoln’s visit sets in motion a diabolical rebel plot and offers an opportunity to free James Sr. Dr. Foster uncovers a scheme to undermine him at the expense of his patients. Aurelia recovered from her surgery makes a bold decision. Episode 6: The Diabolical Plot airs February 21 following Downton Abbey.
President Lincoln’s visit sets in motion a diabolical rebel plot and offers an opportunity to free James Sr. Dr. Foster uncovers a scheme to undermine him at the expense of his patients. Aurelia, recovered from her surgery, makes a bold decision. Episode 6: The Diabolical Plot airs February 21 following Downton Abbey. #MercyStreetPBS
The unexpected visit of a hospital inspector throws the staff into disarray. Mary feels empathy for a deserter, while Silas makes Samuel pay for his arrogance. A family tragedy forces James Sr. to take a risky step to earn his family’s respect.
During a Union ball at their house, the Green girls and Frank initiate a daring plan to help Tom escape. Mary releases Dr. Foster, still shaky from his detox, from his “quarantine” so he can guide Samuel through a delicate operation. Episode 4: The Belle Alliance airs February 7 at 10/9c. #MercyStreetPBS
Dr. Foster confronts his family’s divided loyalties when his mother and wounded Confederate brother arrive. Alice is shocked to find her fiancé, Tom, deeply changed by war. Samuel and Aurelia try to persuade a young slave to seize a chance at freedom. Airs January 31 at 10/9c. #MercyStreetPBS
Confederate belle Emma nurses her wounded friend. Dr. Foster wrestles with his marriage and career as Mary tries to improve her patients’ lives with Samuel’s help. Silas involves Aurelia in a corrupt deal. #MercyStreetPBS
Meet the new characters of Mercy Street Season 2. Charlotte Jenkins, played by Patina Miller, is a former slave-turned-activist. Allan Pinkerton, played by Brían F. O’Byrne, is a founder of the Secret Service under Lincoln. Lisette Beaufort, played by Lyne Renée, is an alluring French anatomy artist. Major Clayton McBurney III, played by Bryce Pinkham, is the the new head of Mansion House.
Go beyond Mansion House Hospital and into a contraband camp, which often provided the first taste of freedom for escaped slaves fleeing bondage in Season 2 of Mercy Street. Premieres January 22, 2017 at 8/7c.
Travel outside Mansion House Hospital and beyond the Green Family Home in Alexandria. From the countryside and the battlefield, to the Capitol Building in Richmond, VA, see how the scope of the war expands in Mercy Street Season 2. The second season of Mercy Street airs Sundays January 22 - March 5, 2017 at 8/7c. Join the conversation #MercyStreetPBS
Allegiances blur, loyalties shift and the drama intensifies as the scope of the war expands in Season 2. Premieres January 22, 2017 at 8/7c. Join the conversation with #MercyStreetPBS
The stakes are higher as the war pushes the drama beyond Mansion House Hospital in Season 2 of Mercy Street. Premieres January 22, 2017 at 8/7c. Join the conversation with #MercyStreetPBS