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PETER CONOVER HAINS - (1840-1921) - Born Philadelphia, Pa.
Graduated at West Point 1861. Breveted Captain (1862) "for
gallant and meritorious services" in battle of Hanover C.H.
Virginia; Major for same during seige of Vicksburg (1863);
Lt. Colonel for same during Civil War (1865). Served as
engineer of numerous harbor and river inprovements; also
harbor defenses; served on many engineering boards.
Engineer, Norfolk Harbor and River District. Division
engineer of Eastern Division Retired 1918.