Mercy Street: All blood is red

(Photo courtesy of Antony Platt/PBS)
(Photo courtesy of Antony Platt/PBS)

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.

  • Premieres Sunday, January 17 at 9:00 p.m.