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Military Funeral Honors in the time of COVID-19

Some information on Military Funerals Honors and news stories. Below is the directive from the Department of Veterans Affairs regarding Military Funeral Honors NEW PROCEDURES…

The Taps Myth

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, "Reportedly it all began during the Civil War…" and goes on to relate the story of Union Captain Ellicombe and how he finds his wounded Confederate son on a battlefield. The story is that the music of Taps is found in the pocket of the young man and that's how the call came into being. It is a heartwarming and poignant story, but false.

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…

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…

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…

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…

Larry DuPree Bugler

Larry Dupree, Bugler and friend By Jari Villanueva, TapsBugler On November 1, 2019 the world lost another Vietnam Veteran and the bugling world lost a…

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