Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Opelousas” in chapter 9, page 151 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8.:
...he margin of a most beautiful prairie, the right wing resting upon the woods, the left projecting about twenty rods into the prairie, with woods in the rear, and the whole fronting the north-west, or Opelousas .
The prairie rose with a very gentle swell in front about three quarters of a mile, where the descent was from us. The forests here are thin lines of trees, following the windings of the bayous thr...
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