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Day is done
Gone the sun
From the lakes
From the hills
From the sky.

All is well,
safely rest.
God is nigh.

Fading light
Dims the sight
And a star
Gems the sky,
Gleaning bright.

From afar,
Drawing nigh,
Falls the night.

Thanks and praise,
For our days,
Neath the sun,
Neath the stars,
Neath the sky,.

As we go,
This we know,
God is nigh.

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Information About Taps

"Taps" is a famous musical piece that is used by the United States military during flag ceremonies and funerals and usually played on trumpet or bugle. The Taps melody originates from an older bugle call called the "Scott Tattoo" which was first published in 1835.

The tune was arranged in its present form by the American Civil War general Brigadier General Daniel Butterfield in July 1862, to replace a French bugle call used to signal "lights out" which was being used by Union Army. Within months both sides in the American civil war were using the tune and by 1874 it was officially recognized by the United States Army.

The songs melody is often referred to as "Butterfield's Lullaby", and is also referred to by the lyrics of its 2nd verse, "Day is Done". There are a number of lyrical variations.

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