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ooners and light-draught boats as rapidly as possible, and before to-morrow night every man will be ashore. We have had great trouble with the horses, and a large number yet remain upon the steamers. Those which were upon the light-draught vessels were disembarked on Brazos Island without difficulty; but how to get those safely ashore on the others is a mystery, the work of transferring them from one boat to another outside the bar being considered impossible on account of the swell. The Peabody yesterday morning approached as near the shore as possible, when eight or ten were lowered into the water in the hope that they would swim ashore, but as soon as they arrived at the breakers they became frightened, and more than half were drowned. If the sea subsides, the horses will be placed in slings and transferred in a few hours. Wednesday, November 4.--The troops are all safely disembarked. The men are in excellent health and spirits, and, though ready to meet the enemy when call