B.A. Phillips – Tombstone Inscription

Phillips, B. A.
Section 16.1
ID # 160109


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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