Skip to main content

Civil War Trust

The Gathering Storm

The Skirmisher Vol. 4

The Gathering Storm

Regular Features

Welcome to The Skirmisher online! 

Students, here you will find a whole bunch of cool and interactive stuff related to this issue's theme, "The Gathering Storm."  Check out the links below and at right to explore the topic through videos, timelines, photo exhibits, and more!

Teachers, we hope you enjoy the cool stuff, too!  Also be sure to check out the links in the sidebar for standards information and additional classroom activities.

Download the print issue here!


exhibitPhoto Exhibit - The Gathering Storm

View the events leading up to the Civil War through images and photos.

View the exhibit »

TimelineTimeline - "This Day in the Civil War"

Visit the Pre-War section of this moveable timeline.

See the timeline »

War between the States In4In4 Video - The War Between the States

For a great way to get a quick overview of what leads up to the war, watch the beginning half of this video.

Watch the video »

john brownArticles, Images, and More - John Brown's Raid

Find out more details about John Brown's Raid on Harpers Ferry.

Find out more »

Our Sponsors

Powered by Blackbaud
nonprofit software