I have also thought that "Reverse Arms" was used when marching to meet the other Army under a flag of "truce" but, I am not finding anything concrete yet, it would make sense as soldiers surrendering would reverse arms to show 'no threat.'The reversed arms in these images has to do with formally tossing a bad soldier from the army. So, it looks like there are two versions of this practice.
My sentiments exactly!Dang! We are exposed to knowledge and some really silly stuff within minutes! I love this board!
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