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KILBOURNE JR., CHARLES

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Within a range of 250 yards of the enemy and in the face of a rapid fire climbed a telegraph pole at the east end of the bridge and in full view of the enemy coolly and carefully repaired a broken telegraph wire, thereby reestablishing telegraphic communication to the front.

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Service

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U.S. Army First Lieutenant (highest rank: Major General) U.S. Volunteer Signal Corps

Conflict

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Philippine Insurrections 1899 Fort Myer, Arlington County, Virginia

Citation

Within a range of 250 yards of the enemy and in the face of a rapid fire climbed a telegraph pole at the east end of the bridge and in full view of the enemy coolly and carefully repaired a broken telegraph wire, thereby reestablishing telegraphic communication to the front.