First Lieutenant U.S. Volunteer Signal Corps. Place and Date: At Paco Bridge, Philippine Islands, 5 February 1899. Date of issue: 6 May 1905. 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, cooly and carefully repaired a broken telegraph wire, thereby reestablishing telegraphic communication to the front.
General Kilbourne was a LIFE MEMBER of the Legion of Valor and resided in Virginia.
View General Kilbournes Distinguished Service Cross.