Heroines of Mercy Street

Heroines of Mercy Street

The Real Nurses of the Civil War

Book - 2016
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Reveals the true stories of the nurses at Mansion House, the mansion-turned-wartime hospital in Alexandria, Virginia, during the Civil War, the setting for the PBS series "Mercy Street.".
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2016.
New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2016.
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ́—́Ư2016.
ISBN: 9780316392075
Branch Call Number: 973.776 TOL
Characteristics: viii, 287 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, photographs, portraits, map; 25 cm.


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Apr 05, 2017

This book is a behind the scenes look making of the television series Mercy Street. It gives background information about the historical accuracy of the Civil War hospitals and the state of medicine during that time period. The author presents information concerning the real people and hospitals that are depicted in the movie. Great read. Wonderful and interesting!


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