Muhammad Ali ibn Said also known as Nicholas Said(1833-1882).  In 1863 Muhammad enlisted in the 55th Massachusetts colored regiment and became a Civil War hero. He served faithfully and bravely with his regiment as Corporal and then Sergeant in the South. Near the close of the war he was assigned, at his own request, to the hospital department, to learn some knowledge of medicine. His Army records show that he died in Brownsville, Tennessee in 1882.

Biographical Database of Enslaved Africans - see "Life Histories of West Africans in Diaspora" in SHADD

Brownsville, Tennessee - My Story Begins

Brownsville, Tennessee - My Story Begins

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Brownsville, Tennessee - My Story Begins

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Billy Tripp's indfield - Brownsville, Tennessee

Billy Tripp's Mindfield

Discover Billy Tripp's Mindfield in Brownsville, Tennessee: An oversized metal construction of Billy Tripp's moods going through life.

Travel to Brownsville, Tennessee - Nashville Lifestyles

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Billy Tripp's Mindfield

Discover Billy Tripp's Mindfield in Brownsville, Tennessee: An oversized metal construction of Billy Tripp's moods going through life.

Brownsville, Tennessee - Tina Turner Museum

Costumes, gold records, and photos fill a professionally-designed museum inside the blacks-only one-room schoolhouse that Tina attended as a child.

Incredible 6th Plate Tintype of Private Kenneth A. ("K.A.") McIntosh, Company K, 6th Tennessee Infantry, C.S.A.  Nineteen-year old Kenneth lived on a farm outside Brownsville, Tennessee when the War came.  He Enlisted in Captain John Ingram's Company, which became K of the 6th Tennessee, a unit that was purportedly well-drilled and, if McIntosh's portrait is indicative, also smartly uniformed:  he sports a gray frock coat with pale blue cuff and collar facings, and is armed in addition to…

K, Tenn. Infantry, wounded severely, shot in back and hip on April 1862 at Shiloh. The wound made him unfit for further service.

Born in Brownsville, Tenn., in 1871, the son of slaves, Dr. Miles V. Lynk attended the historically Black Meharry Medical College in Nashville and became the first African-American doctor to practice in Madison County, Tenn. At the age of 21, he established The Medical and Surgical Observer, the first national medical journal for Black physicians. Dr. Lynk died in Memphis in 1957.

Born in Brownsville, Tenn., in the son of slaves, Dr. Miles V. Lynk attended the historically Black Meharry Medical College in Nashville and became the first African-American doctor to practic

Bill Rawls, Jr. makes history as first African American mayor of  Brownsville Tennessee, Haywood County, TN

makes history as first African American mayor of Brownsville Tennessee, Haywood County, TN

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Hatchie Fall Fest Brownsville Tennessee

Hatchie Fall Fest Schedule of Events, Games, Contests and Displays at the Hatchie Fall Fest in Brownsville, Tennessee

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