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


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...


Was the melody known as 'Taps' found in the pocket of a dying boy on a Civil War ... of his superiors to give his son a full military burial despite his enemy status.


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


Dec 31, 2016 ... 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.

Jun 22, 2007 ... History Channel Origin of Taps recorded in 2001 includes a history of ... played, and became the funeral song for military men from then on.