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Address from Gen. Floyd. The following address "To the people of Western Virginia" has just been issued by Gen. Floyd: Headquarters Va., State Line, Wytheville, Aug. 2, 1862. The recent proclamation of the Governor, calling into the service of the State a portion of her reserved militia, has been published to her people.--This proclamation was necessitated by the determination of the Northern Government to crush the Southern States, and first of all Virginia — a determination evinced by the late call of Lincoln for six hundred thousand additional troops--three hundred thousand to be raised by voluntary enlistment and three hundred thousand by draft. The inducements of plunder and rapine held out by the Northern Government to its soldiery, the confiscation and appropriation of Southern property, now openly proclaimed, seconded by the coercion of a draft, will speedily put into the field this immense additional force. In anticipation of this result the Governor