Remembering Private Alfred M. Baskett, Company A of the Fifteenth Kentucky
Alfred Baskett was born in December 1837, the son of John Baskett and Sarah Allen Miller. He was born in Shelby County, Kentucky. A carpenter before the war, he was 5’7 ½” and had a light complexion, gray eyes, and light hair. Private Baskett was discharged on January 24, 1863 in Murfreesboro, Tenneessee, on a certificate of disability based on an inguinal hernia. Baskett died on April 23, 1910 of apoplexy at the National Military Home in Dayton, Ohio.