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.