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Richard Fiske Marine Bugler at Pearl Harbor

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 […]

December 7th Bugler

A bugle story for December 7th From “Day of Infamy” by Walter Lord“Then a plane swept by, [the barracks at Pearl Harbor] raking the line of men. Wild confusion, as the the men scattered for their guns and stations. Bugles began sounding. Corporal Harry Fox thought the old call To Arms did more than anything […]

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If you are considering helping out Tapsbugler.com, we could use the support. I try and answer all email requests about bugles and bugling. Plus I’m writing articles that can be found on the website or sent directly to your email if you sign up. And we post photos and articles at out FaceBook pagehttps://www.facebook.com/tapsbugler.jari/ PLUS, […]

A BUGLE CALL REMEMBERED-Taps at the funeral of President John F. Kennedy

On the anniversary of the funeral services for President John F. Kennedy, a look at the sounding of Taps that was heard worldwide. A Bugle Call Remembered: Taps  at the Funeral of President John F. Kennedy By Jari Villanueva© 2013 All Rights Reserved. No portion of this article may be reproduced without permission frothe author […]

Lincoln At Gettysburg

As November 19 marks the anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, it is interesting to look at the days and weeks before the dedication ceremony and Abraham Lincoln’s determination to get to the small town in Pennsylvania. David Wills, a Gettysburg lawyer, had been placed in charge of putting together the new National Cemetery in the […]

Buglers of Arlington National Cemetery

Six Prominent Buglers of Arlington National Cemetery Arlington Mansion and 200 acres of ground immediately surrounding it were officially designated as a military cemetery June 15, 1864, by the Secretary of War, Edwin M. Stanton. The mansion was originally the home of Robert E. Lee and Mary Custis Lee. Today, the current size of Arlington […]

Moses Ross Civil War Bugler

http://www.chroniclenewspaper.com/news/local-news/chester-s-citizens-in-the-civil-war-the-bugler-HE600999 In the office of Chester Town Historian Clifton Patrick is a glass display case laden with local artifacts, including awards, padlocks, and booklets. On the top shelf is an attention-grabbing bugle, tied with a faded red, white, and blue ribbon and dating back to the Civil War. Its original owner was Moses P. Ross, […]

Happy Birthday John Philip Sousa

John Philip Sousa (November 6, 1854-March 6, 1932)   NPR story on Sousa’s 150th Birthday November 6, is the birthday of one of my heroes, John Philip Sousa (1854-1932). Most remember him for his marches they may have played in school or from hearing the “The Stars and Stripes Forever” during Independence Day celebrations. Many […]

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