Loading a Musket
hammer drawn back to half-cock.
taken from the hip box and the top bitten off.
poured on to priming pan.
pulled upright to close the top of the pan.
powder poured down musket barrel.
dropped or spat in.
rammed down barrel, secured with cartridge paper.
drawn back to full-cock.
trigger is pulled the sparks from the flint set off the in-barrel
charge propelling the ball down the steel tube towards the target.