- a city in S Louisiana.
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General Banks arrived on the evening of the 7th from Opelousas.The Gulf and Inland Waters
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In the county town of Opelousas there was a great and unusual crowd.
"Us was both slaves on de old plantation close to Opelousas," Pauline began.Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves.
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Here, on the eastern shore, was the terminus of the New Orleans and Opelousas railroad.
The first defensible position was at the Bayou Vermilion, thirty miles south of Opelousas.