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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taps

"Taps" is a bugle call played at dusk, during flag ceremonies, and at military funerals by the ... Tidball later wrote, "The thought suggested itself to me to sound taps instead, which I did. The idea was taken up by others, until in a short time it was ...

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

Summoning his brigade's bugler, Private Oliver Willcox Norton, to his tent one evening in July 1862, Butterfield (whether he wrote 'Taps' straight from the cuff or  ...

www.history.com/news/ask-history/how-did-taps-originate

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...

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

The 24-note melancholy bugle call known as “taps” is thought to be a revision ... tattoo music and hummed a version of it to an aide, who wrote it down in music.

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

May 30, 2011 ... The song taps used to signal 'lights out' for soldiers to go to sleep. Taps historian Jari Villanueva, a former ceremonial bugler at Arlington ...

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

The history of taps is riddled with interesting stories, some more true than others... Here we take a look at where the iconic tune really comes from.

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

He was writing about the origin of bugle calls in the Civil War and in reference to Taps, wrote: In speaking of our trumpet calls I purposely omitted one with which ...

www.beafifer.com/taps.htm

There has been a false story behind Taps that has been floating around for many ... Both wrote about their Civil War experiences and of the creation of Taps in ...

www.ask.com/youtube?q=Who+Wrote+Taps%3F&v=ImeNKft0WaI
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.