On the hilltop to the south is the site of East Hill, also known as Bollingbrook. There the British General Phillips, Benedict Arnold and Lord Cornwallis stayed in April and May, 1781. The house was bombarded by Lafayette, May 10, 1781. There Phillips died, May 13, 1781.
Geographic Location: Petersburg
Physical Description of Location: Southeast corner of intersection between East Bank Street and 4th Street, Petersburg, VA 23803. Marker is on right when traveling east on East Bank Street.
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