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This page contains extensive articles on the subjects of taps, bugles, buglers, history, events, and news. Browse by tags or categories to find articles of interest.

Articles and Manuals

Articles about Taps and Bugle History The following are articles with great information on the history of Taps, bugles, trumpets and  bugling. These have been collected over many years after much research. If you wish to download these you will have a comprehensive history of this great military tradition. These are all in PDF format. […]

The Apollo 8 Christmas Eve Message

The Christmas Eve message from Apollo 8 December 24, 1968 It was not a mission that was supposed to have happened at that time. The flight of Apollo 8 to the moon 50 years ago occurred because of a switch in the lunar missions. By summer of 1968 it was becoming evident that the Lunar […]

Tribute to a Band Director

Tribute to Clarence Wroblewski, Band Director at Patterson High School, Baltimore MD Clarence Wroblewski, former Band Director at Patterson High School passed away on November 22, 2018. Clarence was a man who for 35 years gave of his time, talent, patience, leadership, and skills to help mold thousands of young men and women. There are […]

The US Marine Band at Gettysburg

The US Marine Band at Gettysburg   In anticipation of the dedication of the new cemetery in Gettysburg to be held in November 1863, Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles approved a request by an “agent of the grounds” to have The United States Marine Band present at the ceremony. “The [Navy] Department has no […]

Daniel Adams Butterfield

DANIEL ADAMS BUTTERFIELD 1831-1901 Who was the general whose name is associated with Taps?  Daniel Adams Butterfield was born in Utica, New York, on October 31, 1831.  He was the third son (of nine children) born to John Butterfield and Malinda Baker Butterfield.  John Butterfield (1801-1869) was a prominent Utica businessman who pioneered the transportation […]

Wearing a Poppy

Why do we wear poppies? The reason poppies are used to remember those who have given their lives in battle is because they are the flowers which grew on the battlefields after World War One ended. The second battle of Ypres took place between April 21 and May 25, 1915. The battle is most remembered […]

Last Post at the Menin Gate

From THE GREAT WAR http://www.greatwar.co.uk/ The Menin Gate Memorial to the Missing is a war memorial in Ypres, Belgium, dedicated to the British and Commonwealth soldiers who were killed in the Ypres Salient of World War I and whose graves are unknown. The memorial is located at the eastern exit of the town and marks the starting point for one of the main roads out of the town that […]

Taps Vs. Last Post

Taps Vs. The Last Post A look at two iconic bugle calls Of all the bugle signals sounded in the world, the two that stand out as music of remembrance are the American bugle call Taps and its Commonwealth counterpart The Last Post. With the exception of a few, most bugle calls are only a […]

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