12. History of the Bugle Call

Bugles are horn instruments used for signaling daily routines for soldiers. Designated calls signaled different movements to include waking up, training, and even time to eat.


Listen to bugle calls here: https://www.bands.army.mil/music/buglecalls/


History of Army bugle calls:

https://www.army.mil/article/160873/bugle_calls_part_of_army_tradition


M1916 Trench Bugle, Frontier Army Museum collection.