any encountered most of the famous Federal batteries in their western armies.
It has sustained very lively recollections of stubborn contests at Perryville, with Loomis' First Battery Michigan Light Artillery, and with Simonson's Fifth Indiana Battery.
The men of Loomis' Battery captured at Chickamauga inquired after the White HLoomis' Battery captured at Chickamauga inquired after the White Horse Battery, as the Fifth Company was designated by the foe during Bragg's Kentucky campaign.
Within full view of each other on hillsides, with open fields and orchards between, results could be seen, and at Perryville the Fifth Company moved steadily forward, noting in the course of the protracted contest the explosion of limb orders to fire the last shot.
Its expenditure of ammunition was 758 rounds, its casualties one man killed and five wounded, with ten horses killed or disabled.
Loomis reported one killed and six wounded, and Simonson two killed and thirteen wounded. The Fifth Company will never forget its tussle with Bridges' Battery, First Ill