captaincranky Posts: 16,056 +4,858 Feb 26, 2020 #51 Yynxs said: Same soldiers got to loot. I doubt they looked to loot salt. The salt was the daily pay for the journey since they were fed. Click to expand... Today "looting" would be known as, "getting paid under the table". The salt was paid, "on top of the table", in a manner of speaking.