Statistics for occurrence #1 of “William Tufts” in chapter 1 of Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 16.:
...re, had fled in terror, after spiking the guns and cutting the halliards.
As there was no flag and Vaughan was ready to report the capture of the fort in the name of England, while waiting for one, William Tufts , a boy of eighteen, climbed the staff with his red coat in his teeth and nailed it to the top.
This bold act, which evinced a sturdy and courageous nature even in a time when men were made of ste...
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