Phillips, B. A.
Nashville Union & American
Friday, January 5, 1855
B. A. Phillips
B. A. Phillips, Esq., a well-known and hard working mechanic of this county, was found dead in the vicinity of Capitol hill yesterday morning. Poor old Ben.
Nashville Republican Banner
January 5, 1855
Sudden Death - Benjamin Phillips died suddenly yesterday afternoon
on Cedar Street, west of Capitol Hill. He was, when found, upon his
feet, leaning back against a house, dead. He was in usual health
early in the morning and, we understand, ate a hearty breakfast. He
was a veteran inebriate.
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