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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Opelousas courier. — 23 July 1864

THE OPELOUSAS COUR .R. . . OPELOUBAS: SATURDAY, : :': :: : JULY 23,1864. ..... OM VIRGINIA. A reliable gentleman who came the other day from Pointe Coop.e, reports thata dispatch from the other sideof the Mississippi says that Grant made an attack on Ri.tneond on the4th and 5th of J'uly, inst., and was repulsed with a lossof 35,000 men, and also smde an attack on Peters burg on tht Gtnd was repulsed by Beauregard, with a ies. F 11,000 men. The enemy was driven off 20 miles and loast 45 piecedof artillery. It is said that when the attack was made, our gallant Lohisianian allowed the enemy's columns to advance within 100 yards of oqr entrenche maents, when he opened the fire of 200 pieces of artillery, mowing down the poor deldled fanatics. The N. O. papers of the 14th says, Gen. Ewell (Earfy) had taken Harpera Ferry,.crossed the PotomAc and was dtdring Siegel brfore-him. Our Informant further says that the New York Tribune has declared itself in favor of peace, thus abandoning the ex...

Publication Title: Opelousas Courier, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Opelousas courier. — 30 July 1864

OLE OPELOUSAS COURIE* [o. 9. OPRI. SAS: SATURDAY, . : : JULY 30, 1864. a'nw e .lipfroim Alexandria Democrat, of the 20th Inst. fo news and dispatches, rhich are a 7O compendium of hews: A en, i-T'ýe following i f em A tolureno d .Rarly is mntuln into an nd ania. Harper's Ferry ba takesn by him, Lineodb has called for the militia of Wew York and Pensiylvana for one. hundred days' men to .esis thp Inyvelou. Greateonte mati smranifeeted bythpeopl and all valuables have been moved No.rt Sheman's defeat b Johnston is The gonýl news ivery good. a o.' Camidr July 13-Ed. addo oGesette:--A letter from an- d ar dated Monticello, July 12, to so olcial here, says the news from Virginia is cheering. Burnside surrendered to Beauregard with 1% brigades. The attempt to destroy and occupy the line of railroad betwea Pete u d Weldon proved abo i r thiaprpoae are douibti a d. Seward hnIG'lue Have rsilz d and their suc.esors not known, Also another official letter reliable, says tie Chicago Timea of th...

Publication Title: Opelousas Courier, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Opelousas courier. — 30 July 1864

J ô ~QL12j LE It~UEII DES OPI~LOUSAS. 8AMEM W ES . : :30 JWLLET 1884 >"ANous avs, depuis quelque tempà,r _aea aboés, eh son quen e des prix an du paper &. Nan ois, aus a tons encore de nouveaux abonnés pour six os seaulement, à là fos. Voir bos conditions. Ceux de nos anciens abonnés qui ont payé d'a. :a!ne recevront le journal à l'ancien prix pen Ant le teips pour lequel ils ont payé et -emt i nodesret pu continuer eux nouvelles Soi-i. St seont instamment priés de nous le faire ëb er. W r ''' - ___ ^ - ., ^ .' ' TNoi s puioné da8s le Demsoenwt,d'Alexap. 2i 0 dt 20 oourant, le nouvelles'séivantes: *n edbdur idu Caddo Gaztte.-.Ce qai suit est & ie'ne ltetre particuliêre datée le 11 juillet de « Blefads & eomo de Pine Bluffi: wie oon t de eropes oIIs le Gén. Early,est in marcbe duiaf le Maryland et la Pensylvanie. y: «étiàTen aê pris par eUè4'. ait n appel la milice de N. York s de la Penlylsalie, pour -ser+ir, pendant cent A l'eet drepousmer catte invasion.. La plungra...

Publication Title: Opelousas Courier, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Opelousas courier. — 6 August 1864

Île j12.]i *lE COURRIER DES OPELOUSAS.. N0o. f ig~:.: : : : : : 6 AOUT '864. S»ro9i, depui quelque temps, rfu s6 SX abonué$, en oanieqfence d od ppier &e. Néanmoins, no acore de uouveasx abonuIés A-l fois. Voir nos co 1 S anetciensabanné qui out payé d'a Sle journal ' l'ancien prix peu. l pour lequel ila out payé; et ceu pa eontinuer aux ivelles eu lusmtammeu przi du noua la faire s, s priso»nierâ de Vicksburg qui pe trou. ' coté. dci d Miiiaippi viennent enfn ib Ifé y a plus d'un an qu'ils sont S.petateurs passibles des victoires que an'ont cesa6' de remporter depuis la et inexplicablae reddition e cettu qu'ils participeront avec. gluir lJtae eded la guerre de notre indépen. a..ro huit cents prisonniers, (constitu ent le total des prisoniers faits di iance da N. Y. Day Book, daus de la Biviùre Rouge)sont arrirds à. lexandrie, à bord du Champion p qai les vaient pris i l'embouchure fiàiouge, où I'échange de prisonniers l iei r Ces prisonniers; qui, par parea pllgueat gééralement...

Publication Title: Opelousas Courier, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Opelousas courier. — 6 August 1864

voLe.] THE OPELOUSAS CO"RIEIt. [o. iQ. OPIRLOUSAB: SATURDAY, : : :: AUGUST 6, 1864. gT A suddeu crowd of adveitisements ex eludes from our columns all other matter. Hymen has been busy at his appointed work. On the 14th July, between the hours of mid night and daylight, he joined together, in Prairie Baise, by the assistance of the Rt. 1Rev. Peter Fpnk, Lieut. TtIaTHY NritKHUM and Miss To0BETHA DOOLIfL E. May the happD F ouple never know gorrow peace be in the house, and plenty in the cup boardl. WhTbe Vicksbnrg prisoners on this side have at last been exchanged. Better late than never. The gallant and bronzed heroes have been long enough idle and we congratulate them on their deliverance. They will be heard from in due time. - Louisiana Democrat. To the Public. T HE citizeps are aware of the fact that a T great many of our brave and self-sacrificing soldiers have no clothing-are really in rags. It is alsOs..ewg Aas it is utterly impoeszble for them to purchase necessary articles tv...

Publication Title: Opelousas Courier, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Opelousas courier. — 13 August 1864

E-,P'ELOUSA 0 .-- -. - a 1 2.1 .,. . .1 ::a nasmL"vniman72ejEn_ **i ,l , r ,ýi.I. "F1ý4" .ý1ý ,1I 3, DMI.~ i r We ia e lead egices of umO30 jigi+eelc. . l. tSllr alb off: Atlhgte;ixe-p the repnIoe of tkfe -Zsbit46arm~jJ-eoon e? cir again Atlanta "* lak Cu, `nd then Sherman was once d mOre cft" p'.ltcly ronutd to front if tbipt.city. Thereliable m man P played big part hii cach rumoir, and we ,:,Iuo 4vo.not whaeat r s are gtilisten to eidakers or amle &Abo 6i ir fears. ;ie Uiat' as'it may, ite hfare y-tg nofdenQtY3 ltr~ttl tiot'tOTgi1iY. ýrtt;C atIIJugI we belioite'l Cit a~aiy'l dangerous to? . chng ta We. publii, To-day, au Act of Cungrosi for the 1el4'oef Tar-Fpyers, upprtvcd the J-3t&h ebriicy, 36#. i1A the .last eeee.n of t~ungressm mother bill was pawred. rtending the saeie rc4ie2 fur sldams, 'lost by the ad oFt- th ~tuuny." There fore, according to thea- ss etthe As eamrof the taiC in `kind slcdd'JI"tiid 'una iR trt' rs fo jePe proper 1eat ýaid trijeodbnt·obut ~aariacto...

Publication Title: Opelousas Courier, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Opelousas courier. — 13 August 1864

URR12. L IIER- DES OPELOUSAS. No. „-**. - OP Al -nS S.L, trA - .''Ù OI M(ATIN : : : : ; 3 AQty3M iT w maine a 1 le r4ghe dés riumers, jw Pgi1remoent on annoncé la chutae eM. S'u suiite la défaite <des tronpes Yankcea 0 c4ette Yille, ImmédiaïemnAt p *rès" n -iqp*rent nous a encore une fois apporté I D lfle de la pris de cette position cpnféd1réo; pjboa génie est venn à son tour annoncer g,&tte complète de Shemnan ei Georgie, et I flfae do devant AtlMnta. Quoiqu'il en soit,; avons confiance cntière en notte armée de '* QOrWe,? qnolquc.nous regardions toujonrs ', e dageenzux le chLingement d'un GénIr. à' % l veille d'une grande batwile. . IOrsque re temps lat énervant; si l'esprit eit sbattw; que le souci décourage parfuis, op est suisuos de pouvoir passer cn mominentde rédré aàdgu Go moment, ces quelque hQures, ou am te» puaser agr1abeTinent Jeudi prochain. 8;e, aM Collège St Charles, au Grand Cotean i rôa petit prendre pour une invitation lavis do stte Institution quo lon trou...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Opelousas courier. — 20 August 1864

>B' 12.] I fKlz i·r s; tir A -· ·y 4 L 4ZI~V t~l~, L4U·rqo tv.dgtm* if!O'ê ii ~~li'~. i "i· -· -: Ii .-r W J3OLnRVO7I1 ~oo ooea~ela ~Upfl, ~tH#iut Vat. vo#4 Sj UoI lu "- .1j~ - · . - i~~l~Jieil~s.- i~. ~ c enLgqL~p ~i~~~ito~ OT4w3),lrtrl#aP~J 4IIU irL~`1w e' ='*L .8I Ji -"I- ýI, 1 fm l jiytjo ýp , ~ g z a espree `!.l4ST. oC aux upidatu ni 4fSS Jer6 toe w leur 0 lv.ap l'tat 4 u l fiyr dlub 'iU lofri. Immus Fei d.pu çiýjQPP.1peiz iWtwrec eux boul -te n p is pa i êt U~ u l~~uul~6spp.pn*# oxploiii j4'I a ulvr t ow 4 q f i rJ l t #lo v t r o O d e u I n ! I S f*'ast ~PP gu.sauo p9ibedcU pys T.~aoaud'IutsU J'veuK' Ils out *0 ~-. rimPlArfonomiz~eadstoujteL:~ ·firf -It) 4:C7 to.JdeI dl e. axr peé roi*à d 14uq ~ r 4 i srai rocéa -~réC ~doemi4gns dW4 4 s.eénüte4 Vé ý1tffl mffP ~1 aih~I ~. , Ipil pi.r~oiF4e;ur ,·i>fl,;;· -i!4 ac i ad3ta I~rp 4~V.~JW mu au xb que w to vpo<D ~js ·le Mh$s~ab:h·riuata.` --- V Il!.;M h8imr~za a dit que touthwuie, avhit *ohàenjugementimpartiud< eaýyioýlb...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Opelousas courier. — 20 August 1864

9· 0 mo w i - VLF 12, sil * n--J·E- IC) · MOM ' ."EP.· Cf7· Y~ -C~d: iz9 OPS3L 86A8: t Y '· ariMlariR:M slih hi btl 8eit of a i iioiZa d * h USgM 1 A i ugus t Itaz ens. `Maury UI * gtphato $icbzepgs4Lt . 6.: 8evenloeiii ýniiji~iii~~iiný'rf ijj6 Foir .rII - 461i do~.birm·kaur-pedas Eiu -ý inWzabg. J1ito8la.s? biU c P~ fient -writAd afck Qaines wee beib d' pearospital.&l asst ° ý'apt'rer'"di ii¢its;wilr r to'7*y t " t Enemy a "apbee h~ y " =i ' unierha- beniii TP'tt'''b;elxi w eerswW- d aen." TMiet~atr.i4r t' ; Wiione4 fee a bniLo;an] hedi` i'fsi "'d BaA by a the bf terde *t ~knctoU of IaaO4s he.s who iz ~by af'gr what w Lhs a` at dhei nO hOawer aod bit attiajon urC1uhuiI ulgi ai gse. OcGi. rPaL Saraea4Iht * ~m*ateba eon yaort~a~a Poirt.8 ' `-'+ seals ter, . an board hlie Yanlkea fleet i sit.: rag. terms of capitual'jon. Left xpet-iigpto .I " rrr tr And'efaod on b I etfiU ' l ht to' murren " * , ufies1n him eaYhin odemd 2 :" A'lth ok :!UflMganWs eignuiihottf onotrrng no aiiiwý 'Ua...

Publication Title: Opelousas Courier, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Opelousas courier. — 27 August 1864

d ji F4OL 124 TH.1 PELOS U OPXSIa S6, ~ Tb&~pff ii~uf.rthe WlAY4 -pbptutatloflis -aleesi et theit6tarqniltihtio( oor Souhern socletý. 'Wlth' ti- t e l~ttl3·' n"-4nour teulata hat6af time, it is.most wofaally neglected. ,'a.s: ip l.". "+ dent ti9I· ad daily observed, tat __ dlaveh are Wenaml# hout'eontralti go free at ý+ w3A a pýºri .oft F a bm6ouuted b rbsl 5 e ths>Y the sds ajodity of the '. ''-ecir l º tlrerts.a `bta*L intu r lB 'ou t 'v And al-Bf eamawlidag d ep be.-bmnian.w,1rwahblr forie~s' lead ,, v., ik's &-wel knowadn sanie, if o-in ajle that drerpar4 an' 'bight D.&t !pr q 'ef occurrencie., t ¶'ti~tdur`'tabls, ahet thieve theg bii a-b hld eftt lao L-'f usa evittfs: Indeth .it said,oanv'ebd' W as pre sai&estreu iso E by' *ei e f : n, et e i tfotta rme'y " sf &etlb:l di sffiei tf bibmen from the aw amyWithu**ll in that capacity,--nay, thew. ;ie Ot; utalfleo oprietor* engnauR at Home is;' to '4 te' his fd'`Th ownt lisbldr. heitao t'nd a hhtld t i:_ ea 14k...

Publication Title: Opelousas Courier, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Opelousas courier. — 27 August 1864

b LE~ I[Iê~IMISOWJL RAS. i Sb l y ~ Stchaonte, MI.a~ le . u=, Ues~ha t 45~t~c .rio ý- effl l' -V'i iA e4 !ýim à U 'I,ý 'Ïùl"neu êroit d'.aom qui n.pu êtreal'rel ~l>eëêduiviem'd'atiouite devan LtL de# las a. çi.Dl!. éorit&7par le capitaine seài ~<>J~t~q~lou rjo8mnt la a tua1ioiý tfe",1 ~jpx& à ppu 'eur~Mme part- de lalquïaLo ld~o iét4d h1a~m. L bîa a-PrI re. re 1 v" 1 Z-2 ç. 41 Yi -ir {fîi quijz~ 4id e~ . a cou u ivu Voires~~~~~~~» (ëO1 IIJ Oltfl 4 gTé~vi dj ~ ~ ~ 'r chix e'dn>i ~ Ihn u ~Iat,~rit û:gd - i la, en, vertgin dwnimt1o de eu± MeIgesUâr :m dw.e-laIih &nra.>,e6,r pro aoeêdoieu é-utîqe yt4u et eaie an uyams dzcept6oii ù I. mnte&ezae àfaèoi leg # t h ia% "ColléiLà Poe* )ftublé u'impn.~ boien ènvo6e) ur Letnant$-solonel fut"e *. tme :co 4 i~n !but~ahr dub où itit o ,entd-IlotMU _ e c4VOpti atto4.prouf 'ea*c± * smaque ou iitwle.mvou4usoye dema> .1 dS'u - Mèrtnte à- otiflcaTre n hn o i I'.rneo9 s ie~or*i4oeT du ni d ei`.a -dtmeux du àrb--. ;I l'c...

Publication Title: Opelousas Courier, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Opelousas courier. — 3 September 1864

THE OPELOUSAS COURIER, OL. 12. OPELOUSAS, (Parish of St. Landry,) La., SEPTEMBER 3, 186. [No. 14. VOL. 12.] OPELOUS.AS, (Parish of St. Landry,) La., SEPTEMBER 3, 1864. [No. 14. OPELOUBAB: 8ATURDAY, :: : SEPTEMBER 3, 1864. The reverend gentlemen who are engaged in collecting money and goods for our needy sol diers, inform us that they intend publishing the names of contributors with the amounts sub *ribed and how appropriated. This will be Tone to satisfy the public; so that no one need apprehend a wrong direction of his dpnation. They have raised about or over $3,000; but thqy do not intend to stop short of $15,000 if they meet with proper encouragement. W.Hon. P E. Bonford, lately appointed As sociate Justice of the Supreme Court of Louisi ana, died at Alexandria on the 17th August, at the age of 44 years. J-Maj. Gen. S. B. Buckner has taken tom mand of the District of Western Louisiana, in place of Gen. Taylor. He has established his Headquarters at Alexandria. SBmo For the benefi...

Publication Title: Opelousas Courier, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Opelousas courier. — 3 September 1864

LE COURRIER DES OPELOUSAS. VOL.. 12.] OPELOUSAS, (Paroisse St. Landry,) Lne., 3 SEPTEMBRE 1864. [No. 14. O P liOUB8AS : SAMEDQ MATIN : 3 8EPTEMBRE 1864 e REVEILLONS-NOUS 1 SNou toucbons à l'automne. Voici bientôt l'i -er avec ses pluies glaciale t ses vents de Nord si fanestes au soldat en campagne mal vêtu. Combien de nos braves sont sans souliers, sais pots pour monterla garde en faoe de l'ennemi gï de nuits qui font grelotter mme auprs du lat Que pensent ceux qui ont ses de ymaB pa rm epuas tr sujets à ces rudes épredes, à -e grandes privations inhdretes à la vie de sol dat?. N'est-il pa rationnel, de supposer qu'il sont disposs à aider de leur mieuxr améliorer la iuation du soldat qui expose s poitrine au feu e l'ennemi, dénué du nécessaire, près avoir peut4tre laiss6 cene lui une famille dans le besol.u P'euqoi ne vlitdriom4ous pau as cors d uns et des autres i nous le pouvons? On le peut sans doute *i on le veut. Suppo. sons une association composée de tous qui pea ent, on mie...

Publication Title: Opelousas Courier, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Opelousas courier. — 10 September 1864

LE COURRIER DES OPELOUSAS. YOL. 12.] OPELOUSAS, (Paroisse St. Landry,) Lne., 10 SEPTEMBRE 1864. [No. 15. o OPELOUSAS: SA3eDI MATIN 10 SEPTEMBRE 1864 am Nous avons encore une fois à enrégistrer l'assassinat d'un habitant estimable par des mal faiteurs connus sous le nom de Jaybawkers. Jeudi do la semaine dernière, vers dix heures du soir, une bande de 6 ou 8 Jayhawkers se pré sentèrent chez Bosman Hayes, à Plaque e, et se mirent en devoir de lui voler s"s chlievaýt. M. lHayes, auquel ces canailles avaient déjà volé plusieurs fois, résolut de défendre ses propriétés, et saisissant son fusil, fit feu sur 1un d'eux qu'il abattit, mais presque en même temps il reçut lui.même un coup de feu duquel il mourut une heure on deux aprèê. M. Bosman IIayes avait 63 ans; il était bien connu dans la Paroisse, et était généralement estimé par tous ceux qui le connaissaient. Le malfaiteur qu'il a tué est, dit on, fin nommé Godeau, de la bande originaire du Bois Mallet. Tué PAR LA FOUDRK.-Jeudi de la ...

Publication Title: Opelousas Courier, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Opelousas courier. — 10 September 1864

THE OPELOUSAS COURIER, ,VOL. 12.] OPELOUSAS, (Parish of St. Landry,) La., SEPTEMBER 10, 1864. [No. 15. OPELOUSAS: SATURDAY, :: : SEPTEMBER 10, 8164. KILLED BY LIGHTNING.-OU T'rnrsday of last week, Mr. Balthazar Marks, residing near Grand Cotean, was overtaken in the Prairie by a thuntM storm and shower. Spurring his horse, he galloped to a large tree under which he sought shelter. He had not been there long when the lightping struck him and his horse, killing both instantly. iPk Monday last yvas the day appointed by Madison Wells, the Yankee Lieutenant-Governor of this State, to hold an election for the purpose of adopting or rejecting the Constitution of Lou isiana manufactured by the Convention lately holding sessions in New Orleans. As in the desert an oasis is uecasionally fount to cheer the weary traveller; so in the midst oa the almost chaotic confusion which has prevailed in what is strictly called, the "military adminis tration," it is gratifying to note the course of an off...

Publication Title: Opelousas Courier, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Opelousas courier. — 17 September 1864

LE COURRIER ES OPELOUSAS. VOL. 12. OPELOUSAS, (Paroisse St. Ladry,) Lne, 17 SEPTEMBRE 1864. No. 16 ViOL. 12.] OPELOUSÂS, (Paroisse St. Landry,) Lne., 17 SEPTEMBRE 1864-. [h'o. 16. OPELOUBAS: gAMEDI MATIN 17 SEPTEMBRE 18w4. - La . onvention de Chicago a nommé pour president des Etats-Unis, le Général George B. McClellan, et pour Vice-Président, George H. pendleton. La Convention, il est évident selon nous, a dû adopter une plate-forme'qui concilie les partisans de la paix à tout prix et ceux qui pensent encooe pouvoir conserver l'Union selon la Constitutij Cette plate-forme est sous la forme de résoi. tions, la l1re desquelles déclare "qu'à l'avenir comme par le passé le parti démocratique adhére. ra avec fidélité à l'Union selon la Constitution, étantla seule fondation durable de notre fore, de t sIe écrité et de notre bien-être, tant au Nord ,e'sa».d." S' eecosde résolution déclare qu'après avoir euayé vainement pendant quatre années de guer re à conserver 'union, l'humanité et le ...

Publication Title: Opelousas Courier, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Opelousas courier. — 17 September 1864

." TE OPELOUSAlS oCOURIER. , 2] OPELOSAS, (Parish of St. -Landry,) La., SEPTEMBER 17, 1864. [No. 16. mum~~~~~~~ ~~ mn um m . . _i ! . .. . . _mn OPELOUSAS: SATURDAY, : : SEPTEMBER 17, 1864. .~ The Chicago Convention has nominated Gen. Geo. B. McClellan for President, and Geo. H. Pendleton for Vice-President. The Platform of the edpvention consists in 6 resolutions. The first declares that "in the future as in the past," the Democratic party will adhere with un swerving fidelity to the Union and the Constitution as the only solid foundation of our strength, se enrity and happiness as a people, and will, as frame-work of the Government, conduct to the welfare and prosperity of all States, both North and South. The second resolution declares that after four years' failure to restore the Union by the experi ment of war, humanity, liberty and the public welfare demand that immediate efforts be made for the cessation of hostilities with a view to cul minate in aConveution of the States to...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Opelousas courier. — 24 September 1864

THE OPELOOUSAS CGUUR I1. VOL 12. OPELOUS 1S(Parish of St. Landry,) La., SEPTEMBER 24, 1864. [No. 17. i- in, m = U n_ ....rder to . F. h M NO·tie Wa 1 - OPELOUSAS: SATURDAY, : : : SEPTEMBER 21, 1864. It has l rin reported here that the federals had crossed three or four hundred n.on at Morgan's Ferry, on the Atchafalaya, on Wednesday last. The result will probably be that they will soon be driven back on the other side. We regret to have to announce the murder of Capt. John Lyons, at his own house, on the At chafalaya, on Wednesday last. It would seem that the yanke's made a raid at his house, and among the raiders was a 'man by the name of Watson, who had formerly lived in the neighbor hood, and who had a grudge against Lyons. Upon entering the house Watson fired at Lyons and killid hint instantly. HEAD QUARTERS, Enrolling Office, Parish of St. Landry, OPELOUsAS, Sept. 22, 1864. SPECIAL ORDERS. I The applications for exemption under the .. treaty of Paris of 1803, of the free men of...

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Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Opelousas courier. — 24 September 1864

LE COURRIER DES OPELOUSAS. VOL. 12.] OPELOUSAS, (Paroisse St. Landry,) Lne., 24 SEPTEMBRE 1864. [No. 17. 0 P B L 0 USA S: SAMEDIMATIN 24 SEPTEMBRE 1864. On nous rapporte que les fédéraux ont traver sé quelques centaines d'hommes à Morgan Ferry. *or l'Atchafalaya, Mercredi dernier. Il està pré sumer que ce mouvement n'amenera aucun ré. sultat, si ce n'est de les forcer à se retirer. QUARTIERS GENERAUX, * Bares d'enralement de la Paroisse St. Landry, Opelousas. 22 Septembre 1864. ORDRES SPECIAUX. I Les applications pour exemption sous le ;" traité de Paris de 1803, des hqmmes de cou leur libres, ayant été désapprouvées par 1« Col. E. G. Randolph, Commandant des Conscrits du District de la Louisiane, tous ces hommes sont requis de se présenter immédiatement à notre Bureau s'ils ne veulent pas encourir les peines attacbées aux déliunquents. U. Les propriétaires d'esclaves qui ont refusé uon négligé de rapporter leur quote-part de nègres sonls tes Ordres Généraux No. 15, du Quartier Géné...

Publication Title: Opelousas Courier, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Opelousas courier. — 1 October 1864

OL. 12.] E PELOUSA~ I . No. 18 VdL.~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~~~~.o i8)~--~ rr·luraarr~~o~~ OPELOUBAB: SATURDAY, : : : : OCTOBER 1, 1864. roC CO REsS. WI1We are authoi4 to announce Colonel John L. Lewis, of borne, as a candidate for Congress, in the 5th trict, to fill the unex pired term of Hon. B. . Hodge, deceased. Election by general ticke hroughout.the State, on Monday, 17th of Octob instant. October 1, 1864. pe"We are authorized to announce General lenry Gray, of Bienville parish, as a candi date for Congress, in the 5th District, to fill the unexpired term of the Hon. B. L. Hodge, de eeased. Election by general ticket throughout the State, on Mondp , the 17th of October inst. October 1, 1864. p"P We announce by authority, Gen. Henry Gray as a ca ate to represent the 5th Con gressional Dis te. Gen. Gray is a well known and Wed lawyer, and re sides in the District he is i candidate to represent. At the breaking out of the war, he went to Virginia as a private in a volunteer eompany, and was a...

Publication Title: Opelousas Courier, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
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