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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taps

"Taps" concludes many military funerals conducted with honors at Arlington National Cemetery and elsewhere in the United States.

www.west-point.org/taps/Taps.html

The melody is both eloquent and haunting and the history of its origin is ... but the use of Taps is unique with the United States military, since the call is sounded ...

www.snopes.com/music/songs/taps.asp

Was the melody known as 'Taps' found in the pocket of a dying boy on a Civil War battlefield? ... When “Taps” is played at a military funeral, it is customary to salute if in uniform, or place your hand ... That's Not in My American History Book.

www.va.gov/opa/publications/celebrate/taps.pdf

The Story of Taps. The 24-note melancholy bugle call known as “taps” is thought to be a revision of a. French bugle signal, called “tattoo,” that notified soldiers to ...

www.npr.org/2011/05/30/136721508/historian-explains-the-origin-of-taps

May 30, 2011 ... "Taps" started out as a military signal for soldiers to turn out the lights and go to bed. ... We're going to talk a bit about the history of "Taps." But ...

www.americancivilwarstory.com/history-of-taps.html

The history of Taps is somewhat clouded by myth and legend, but the importance of this iconic bugle call cannot be argued. The twenty-four notes of Taps ...

www.thebalance.com/history-of-taps-3356984

Sep 8, 2016 ... More than likely, "Taps" comes from the the three drum taps that were played as a signal for "Extinguish Lights" when a bugle was not used.

www.taphilo.com/history/taps.shtml

A graduate of the Peabody Conservatory and Kent State University, he was the curator of the Taps Bugle Exhibit at Arlington National Cemetery from 1999-2002.

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Jun 22, 2007 ... History Channel Origin of Taps recorded in 2001 includes a history of Taps and a look at the Broken Note at John F Kennedy's funeral in 1963.
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May 26, 2013 ... An Air Force Officer tells the story of the origin of Military Taps spng at the Motorcycle Freedom Fest in Oldsmar, FL. Then, two high school kids ...