Season 1: Episode 2 | The Haversack

Aired January 24, 2016

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.

Directed by Roxann Dawson 

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Historian Shauna Devine details Surgeon General Hammond’s contributions to medicine.

Season 1: Episode 2 Footnote

Season 1: Episode 2 Footnote

Did You Know? Changing hairstyles signified a coming-of-age amongst women during the Civil

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