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Josiah Flagg

(1737—1794)


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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.

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

Subjects: Warfare and Defence.



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