"Taps" is a bugle call played at dusk, during flag ceremonies, and at military
funerals by the United States armed forces. The official military version is played
Words to Taps (Note: there are no "official" words to Taps below are the most
popular.) Day is done, gone the sun, From the hills, from the lake, From the skies.
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May 28, 2012 ... Original set of lyrics meant to accompany the music, written by Horace Lorenzo
Day is done, gone the sun, From the lake, from the hills, from the sky; All is well,
safely rest, God is nigh. Fading light, dims the sight, And a star gems the sky, ...
Was the melody known as 'Taps' found in the pocket of a dying boy on a Civil War
TAPS, circa 1862. It all began in 1862 during the Civil War, when Union Army
Captain Robert Ellicombe was with his men near Harrison's Landing in Virginia.
May 30, 2011 ... The song taps used to signal 'lights out' for soldiers to go to sleep. ... And, of
course, the many words that were put to that particular song helped ...
There has been a false story behind Taps that has been floating around for ... It is
hoped that those who are interested in history will spread the word to stop the ...
The 24-note melancholy bugle call known as “taps” is thought to be a ... The word
“taps” is an alteration of the obsolete word “taptoo,” derived from the Dutch.
Sep 8, 2016 ... The origin of the word "Taps" is thought to have come from the Dutch word for "
Tattoo"- "Taptoe." More than likely, "Taps" comes from the the ...