Originally Posted by locutus
That's the story I heard.
BG Daniel Butterfield was a music teacher before the war, and composed "Taps."
Correct, he arranged it from another bugle call. That's it. The rest is BS, but often told.
"...from my cold dead hands" Charlton Heston & NRA
"He which hath no stomach to this fight,/ Let him depart." Henry V
Its the size of the hole & where you put it.