Ditson (pub) The Army Drum and Fife Book
Full title: "The Army and Fife Book Containing Full Instructions, the Reveille, the Tattoo, the Various Calls and Beats Used in the Service, and a Choice Collection of Music to Which is Added the Bugler's Call Book, Containing All the Infantry General Calls and Calls for Skirmishers, Used in the U.S. Army."
Published in 1861, this book is now available from the VAP Media Digital Library. If you've ever needed to know the proper pattern to play when Hail To The Chief, the Quick Retreat, or the Water Call is played, you need this book!
Once purchased, you'll receive an email with a special download code good for three days. Like all of VAP Media's Digital Library offerings, the book was scanned at high resolution, straightened, cleaned up, and passed through state-of-the-art optical character reading software so that the text is searchable!