Another story took place as a town was being sacked and looted. A woman ran outside her home and screamed the hailing sign, and an officer on horseback put four of his men on the four corners of her house and guarded it against being looted.
The honor that we hold as brothers continues today, but to really understand how the standards were applied in the past, check out this book. I was shown the book by a PM who was Senior Deacon when I was Raised. He is a civil War researcher and reenactor. So my thanks to him!