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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…

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…

Ruffles and Flourishes

What is the fanfare that is played before the president, a general or other high ranking official arrives?
Ruffles and Flourishes are sounded to render military honors and precede prescribed music for persons being honored.

100 Nights of Taps

ALL ARE WELCOME TO PARTICIPATE! 100 NIGHTS OF TAPS GETTYSBURG 2020is sponsored byThe Lincoln Fellowship of PennsylvaniaThe National Park ServiceTaps For Veterans Wendy Allen, Founder…

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