CAYER, OVILA - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Sergeant, Company A, 14th U.S. Volunteers. Place and date: At Weldon Railroad, Va., 19 August 1864.

Entered service at:   ?.

Birth:   Canada.

Date of issue:   15 February 1867.

Citation:   Commanded the regiment, all the officers being disabled.

This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)