Stanley B. Burns, MD, Elizabeth Burns & The Burns Archive served as Medical, Historical and Technical Advisors to this medical drama set during the American Civil War.

Based on real events, Mercy Street, produced by Ridley Scott, goes beyond the front lines of the conflict and into the chaotic world of the Mansion House Hospital in Union-occupied Alexandria, Virginia. Mercy Street takes viewers beyond the battlefield and into the lives of Americans on the Civil War home front as they face the unprecedented challenges of one of the most turbulent times in our nation’s history

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