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Date Posted: 18:44:41 12/13/05 Tue
Author: Neal Rudy
Subject: Re: Taps (For Veterans Day) (fwd from Mrs Burrage)
In reply to: PVT BURRAGE 's message, "Taps (For Veterans Day) (fwd from Mrs Burrage)" on 10:56:56 11/22/05 Tue

This history of TAPS is lovely, and poetic. Unfortunately, this oft repeated tale has no foundation in reality. The real origin is more mundane, and springs from the minds of General Dan Butterfield and his bugler. For the real story of TAPS, may I suggest the following link.

http://tapsbugler.com/24NotesExcerpt/Page1.html

Neal Rudy, Bugler

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