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6. FIX - BAYONET

Straighten the left arm and with the right hand grasp the musket just above the lower band. Lower the musket with the right hand along the left thigh and with the left hand grasp the musket just above the right hand. Lower the musket gently to the ground with the left hand with the butt just to the left of the left foot and the muzzle in front of the chest. With the right hand grasp the bayonet by the socket and shank. Make sure about one inch of the socket is above the heel of the hand. Draw the bayonet from the scabbard and fix bayonets, turning the clasp with the right thumb. Then extend the left arm along the barrel without dropping the left shoulder.

SHOULDER - ARMS

With the left hand grasp the musket and raise it until the band is up to the level of the chin. The forearm is touching the musket and the barrel is to the front. The right hand is still supporting the musket. Lower the right hand and grasp the musket just above the small of the stock next to the hammer. Raise the musket with the right hand and grasp the butt with the left palm. Press the musket to the left shoulder with the right hand. Move the right foot back on line with the left foot. Drop the right hand to the side.


7. CHARGE - BAYONET

Face oblique to the right and take the first position in About-Face. Turn the musket lock plate to the front and grasp the small of the stock with the right hand making sure the musket is kept vertical and slightly away from the body. Let go of the musket with the left hand and lower the musket with the right hand. Grasp the musket with the left hand at the lower band. The left elbow is against the body, and the right hand against the hip. The barrel is up and the point of the bayonet is at eye level.

SHOULDER - ARMS

Face to the front and bring the right foot alongside the left hand and grasp the butt with the left palm. Drop the right hand to the side.

Charge Bayonet


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