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Commodore Matthew Perry’s Bugler

“A sailor usually considers himself as out of the pale of respectable society, and he longs for an opportunity to become the only thing he…

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…

Taps on Veterans Day

The sounding of Taps at Veterans Day ceremonies I have noticed a lot of discussion about the appropriateness of sounding Taps as part of Veterans…

Taps Vs. Last Post

Taps Vs. The Last PostA look at two iconic bugle calls Of all the bugle signals sounded in the world, the two that stand out…

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…

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