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Charles Clarke Bugler Company G 7th US Cavalry

Friday, March 24th, 2017

Charles Clarke, Bugler Company G 7th US Cavalry By Sam Young, Fort Larned NHS Volunteer The painting below titled “Get ‘Em, Boys!” by Jerry Thomas, shows Captain Albert Barnitz, Commander, Company G 7th Cavalry, Bugler Edward Botzer, and G Company cavalrymen at Fort Wallace, Kansas, on June 26, 1867, in their first fight there with […]

Buglers in the Civil War

Sunday, January 15th, 2017

Of all the memories veterans recalled of their Civil War experience, countless reminiscences of music can be found in thousands of letters and journals of soldiers who fought on both sides. Music played a large part in the war and the field music of buglers was not only necessary for the telling of time and […]

Pat Walker, Bugler at Baltimore Orioles home games

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

Bugles are associated with baseball. It’s a rare game where you don’t hear the cavalry charge being sounded. Or the six note call-da-da-da-daaa-da-daaa charge call. Just when the tradition started needs further research but here is Baltimore’s own Pat Walker who was the Baltimore Orioles’ unofficial bugler at Memorial Stadium. A TV story on Pat Walker […]

Echo Taps

Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

ECHO TAPS Echo Taps is a custom of sounding the call with two buglers standing at some distance apart to achieve an echo effect. Although a popular way of sounding Taps, it is not correct protocol to have two players sound Taps. Arlington National Cemetery does not permit Echo Taps to be performed during services […]

William Donald Schaefer His Final Farewell

Sunday, April 24th, 2016

 William Donald Schaefer, His Final Farewell: A Look Back at his Funeral Services By Jari Villanueva © 2016 Jari Villanueva, Taps Bugler It has been five years since the passing of Maryland Governor William Donald Schaefer. This is the story of my involvement with his funeral services during the week following Easter in 2011. The […]

The Taps Myth

Saturday, April 23rd, 2016

THE TAPS MYTH MAKE SURE YOU READ THE LAST PAGE FOR THE TAPS MYTH CHALLENGE Almost every day when I check my e-mails, I get a message or two asking about or forwarding a story for my comment or enlightenment. It starts with, “It all began during the Civil War…” and goes on to relate […]

Richard Fiske Marine Bugler at Pearl Harbor

Saturday, December 5th, 2015

Richard Fiske was born in Boston, Massachusetts on March 26, 1922. He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in February 1940. Following Field Music School, he was assigned to the USS West Virginia (BB-48) as a Marine Private bugler on July 6, 1940. On December 7, 1941, Dick was on the quarter deck when […]

The Pearl Harbor Bugler Sgt Theodore Allen

Saturday, December 5th, 2015

The Pearl Harbor Bugler Army Bugler Sergeant Theodore Allen http://www.pearlharborbugle.com/ http://www.pearlharborbugle.com/#!press/c1s1p Sergeant Theodore Allen ​Stationed at Fort Ruger on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 Sergeant Allen furiously played Call To Arms saving numerous lives during the surprise attack. But, for all his heroics, he was mishandled by the Veterans Administration and buried on top […]

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