Josiah Flagg


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(1737–94) Revolutionary army officer, born in Woburn, Massachusetts. Flagg was a friend of Paul Revere, with whom he was a member of a society of bell ringers as well as of the Sons of Liberty. During the Revolutionary War he served in the Rhode Island armed forces, attaining the rank of lieutenant colonel.


From The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Warfare and Defence.