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Major Scheibert (our able and zealous friend who has done so much to give hi* brother officers of the Prussian army a correct understanding of Confederate prowess) thus introduces his sketch of Jackson's Valley cam- paign, \\ hich we have before noticed :
The Southern Historical Society has undertaken the careful publication of whatever is to be found of prominent military importance. The truly inter- cs'ing, musteily edited organ of the association, the Southern Historical So- ciety Papery publishes amongst other things the hitherto unknown original reports of the Southern Generals, which are. to be distinguished by a regard for truth which has not been a special characteristic of trails-Atlantic re- ports. Among other articles in the January number, 1879, is to he found an address which Colonel Allan (formerly Ordnance Officer of Jackson's stuff), basing his views upon official documents and his personal experience, deliv- ered before the last annual meeting of the Association of the Army of