Putnam County G.A.R. Posts
- # 302 - Brewster - Chartered Oct. 19, 1884.
Captain Justus T. Crosby, 6th NY Heavy Artillery. Joined 172 NYSV as 1st Lt.
Nov. 1862, age 24; transferred to 6th NYHA Dec. 1862; discharged for disability
July 1863; reenlisted; promoted to 1st Lt. Feb. 1864; lost left arm at
Spotsylvania May 19, 1864; promoted to Captain Aug. 1864; transferred to 5th
Veteran Reserve Corps Regt. as 1st Lt. June 1865; brevet Major NYSV.