During the Civil War, we are told, the Atchafalaya could be bridged by three carts, so that soldiers could cross.
The name of this bayou is Atchafalaya, or as it is commonly called, Chaffalio.
They proceeded up the Atchafalaya, and on the 14th found the enemy.
All day long we have voyaged along the Atchafalaya with a wind from—where?
The latter pressed on toward Alexandria, while the gunboats pushed their way up the Atchafalaya.
How would you like to rule the house of the richest planter on Atchafalaya—eh?
It is an almost immeasurable plain of grass, extending from the Atchafalaya on the north, to the Gulf of Mexico, on the south.
Bay on Salle is a small stream flowing into the bay of Atchafalaya.
So we make way for the bright and happy story of how Françoise made Evangeline's journey through the dark wilds of Atchafalaya.
His two next letters were written from Brashear City on the Atchafalaya river, but contained no explanation of his presence there.