Civil War: Blood on the Battlefields (2015): S01E03 – A New Birth of Freedom

Introduction The American civil war is brought to life. Outline By January, 1863, the US Civil War has entered its third year. More than 200,000 soldiers have been killed or wounded, and there is no end in sight. With both sides committed to victory, the war’s bloodiest days are still ahead. Civil War: Blood on… Read More

Civil War: Blood on the Battlefields (2015): S01E02 – The Butcher’s Bill

Introduction The American civil war is brought to life. Outline As summer of 1862 approaches, the US Civil War is in its second year. It has become more brutal and bloody than anyone ever believed possible. North and South march on, knowing the next battlefield is just beyond the horizon. Civil War: Blood on the… Read More

Civil War: Blood on the Battlefields (2015): S01E01 – Tipping Point

Introduction The American civil war is brought to life. Outline In the spring of 1861, America’s grand experiment in democracy is on the verge of collapse. The country is going to war, and its majestic landscapes become Hell on Earth. Civil War: Blood on the Battlefields Series You can find a full index and overview… Read More

Civil War: Blood on the Battlefields Documentary Series Overview (2015)

Introduction The American civil war is brought to life. Outline The bloodiest and most tragic conflict America has ever known is brought to life for the first time in stunning 3-D. Civil War: Blood on the Battlefields Series Episode 01: Tipping Point. Episode 02: The Butcher’s Bill. Episode 03: A New Birth of Freedom. Production… Read More

Mercy Street (2017): S02E06 – House of Bondage

Introduction Mercy Street is an American period medical drama television series created by Lisa Wolfinger and David Zabel. Outline A Union victory at Antietam (Sharpsburg) convinces President Lincoln to issue an Emancipation Proclamation, and James’ cotton diplomacy plan falls apart, as the British no longer want an alliance with the slave-holding Confederacy. Jane learns of… Read More

Mercy Street (2017): S02E05 – Unknown Soldier

Introduction Mercy Street is an American period medical drama television series created by Lisa Wolfinger and David Zabel. Outline A badly wounded, unidentified man, believed to be a soldier from the Battle of Chantilly, is cared for at Mansion House. Byron’s deception regarding his credit of Samuel as a doctor on the autopsy is revealed,… Read More

Mercy Street (2017): S02E04 – Southern Mercy

Introduction Mercy Street is an American period medical drama television series created by Lisa Wolfinger and David Zabel. Outline A Union private named Ames arrives at Mansion House fresh from the Second Battle of Bull Run seeking help for his sick companion. Chaplain Hopkins wants to do more for the war effort, and he and… Read More

Mercy Street (2017): S02E03 – One Equal Temper

Introduction Mercy Street is an American period medical drama television series created by Lisa Wolfinger and David Zabel. Outline James and Jimmy bury the murdered Union soldier in their furniture warehouse. Pinkerton questions them about Frank and the missing soldier, and discovers evidence of the family’s involvement while searching the house. Alice and Frank successfully… Read More

Mercy Street (2017): S02E02 – The House Guest

Introduction Mercy Street is an American period medical drama television series created by Lisa Wolfinger and David Zabel. Outline The new hospital chief, the rigid and no-nonsense Major Clayton McBurney, arrives and ingratiates himself with Nurse Hastings, while chiding Jed for not following rules and insisting that Byron take a medical exam. Charlotte confronts Samuel… Read More

Mercy Street (2017): S02E01 – Balm in Gilead

Introduction Mercy Street is an American period medical drama television series created by Lisa Wolfinger and David Zabel. Outline With the assassination attempt failed and Detective Allan Pinkerton hot on his trail, Frank hides out in the Greens’ basement. As Silas recuperates, Frank slashes the steward’s throat, and Jed and Byron use a blood transfusion… Read More