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Taps - Wikipedia

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

Origin of 'Taps' : snopes.com

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Was the melody known as 'Taps' found in the pocket of a dying boy on a Civil War battlefield? ... father asked permission of his superiors to give his son a full military burial despite his enemy status. ... That's Not in My American History Book.

Historian Explains The Origin Of "Taps" : NPR

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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 ...

History of Taps - American Civil War Story

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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 ...

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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.

How did “Taps” originate? - Ask History

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Apr 15, 2016 ... The origins of “Taps,” the distinctive bugle melody played at U.S. military funerals and memorials and as a lights-out signal to soldiers at...

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

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

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

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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 ...

Taps Information - Memorial Day

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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 story behind the military song "taps"-Fiction! - Truth or Fiction

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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 ...

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The Story of Taps

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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 ...

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

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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 ...

History of Taps in the Military - The Balance

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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.