TAPS~~ THE ORIGIN
If any of you have ever been to a military funeral in which TAPS was played; this brings
out a new meaning of it.
Here is something every American should know. Until I read this, I didn’t know, but I
checked it out and it’s true:
We in the United States have all heard t! the haunting song, “Taps”. It’s the song that
gives us that lump in our throats and usually tears in our eyes.
But, do you know the story behind the song? If not, I think you will be interested to find
out about its humble beginnings.
Reportedly, it all began in 1862 during the Civil War, when Union Army Captain Robert
Ellicombe was with his men near Harrison ‘s Landing in Virginia . The
Confederate Army was on the other side of the narrow strip of land.
During the night, Captain Ellicombe heard…
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