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

TAPS - West-Point.ORG, The West Point Connection


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 ...

Historian Explains The Origin Of "Taps" : NPR


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.ask.com/youtube?q=History of Military Taps&v=ImeNKft0WaI
Jun 22, 2007 ... History Channel Origin of Taps recorded in 2001 includes a history of ... This is one of them and real TAPS is a age old Military tradition that ...

Origin of the Military Song "Taps" - Today I Found Out


Mar 28, 2014 ... Since 1862, “Taps” has played at military funerals to honor the ... introduced this custom into the service, and it is worthy of historical note.” Taps ...

Taps Information - Memorial Day


More about the true history of Taps can be found at: 24 Notes That Tap Deep Emotions and at the official Military Funeral Honors History of Taps page.

The True Story of "Taps" - Be A Fifer!


There has been a false story behind Taps that has been floating around for many ... asked permission of his superiors to give his son a full military burial despite ... Along with other history buffs, I have researched the real story and have tried to ...

Why the Name “Taps”? « Taps Bugler: Jari Villanueva


Sep 7, 2010 ... As far as military regulations went, there was a prescribed roll call to be ... and is filed under Bugle Stories, History of Taps, History of the Bugle.

The Taps Myth « Taps Bugler: Jari Villanueva


Apr 23, 2016 ... I, along with other history buffs, have researched the real story and have tried ... The haunting melody we now know as 'Taps,' used at military ...

The Story Behind Taps: Both Internet and Historical Version


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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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 cease an ...

Origin of 'Taps' : snopes.com


When "Taps" is played at a military funeral, it is customary to salute if in uniform, or place your hand over your heart if ... That's Not in My American History Book.

The story behind the military song "taps"-Fiction! - TruthorFiction.com


The "Taps" Military Bugle Tune Came From a Confederate Soldier Whose Body was ... According a researcher at West Point, there is no historical evidence that ...