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A Patriotic proclamation. --Gov. John Gill Shorter, of Alabama, has just issued a proclamation to the people of that State the following extract from which will explain its object: With all the purchases by the State, and the private contributions made by individuals, our soldiers in the field are not sufficiently supplied with clothing or blankets. And now, under the proclamation of the Executive of 22d November, several thousand additional troops are rapidly enlisting for a march to Tennessee and Kentucky, under a requisition made on the State by General A. S. Johnston. They must be furnished with arms, warm clothing and blankets. They go to a cold and inhospitable climate. Will not every citizen, male and female, contribute to the equipment of these gallant men who are rushing to meet the enemy, in almost countless numbers, in the great Valley of the Mississippi? Many have guns rusting in their houses, and blankets lying upon their shelves, which they can well a