• Mortally wounded in battle at Duero, Bohol, December 15, 1900
  • Died the next day December 16, 1900
  • His name appears on the 44th Inf USV Memorial at Ft. Leavenworth

    MANILA. (Received January 17, 1901-9.15 a. m.)

    ADJUTANT-GENERAL, Washington:

    KilledóDecember 15, Duero, Bohol, C, Forty-fourth Infantry, Jay R. Young, Troy P. Sliger, Corpl. William P. Ellett. Wounded (extent not reported)óWayne Eskridge, David N. Stark, Solomon Dotterer; January 12, Gapan, Luzon, C, Twenty-second Infantry, Edward D. Mason, hand, side, slight; December 7, Donsol, Luzon, D, Forty-seventh Infantry, Philip A. Hollenbeck, thumb, severe.


    MacArthur, Jan 17 1901, 0915am, Casualties

    MANILA. (Received January 21, 1901-2.14 p. m.)

    ADJUTANT-GENERAL, Washington:

    Following deaths have occurred since last report: DysenteryóJanuary 2, I, Eighteenth Infantry, Corpl. Charles Toll; January 17, M, Thirtieth Infantry, Corpl. William C. Mueller; January 3, B, Thirty-first Infantry, Corpl. Frank A. McCowen; January 13, H, Thirty-fifth Infantry, Corpl. Herbert Hawes; I, Eighteenth Infantry, Gustav Ecklund. PsilosisóD, Thirty-ninth Infantry, Corpl. Charles B. Smith. EnteritisóG, Sixteenth Infantry, John Sheehy. DiarrheaóJanuary 15, M, Forty-first Infantry, Allyn Dunlap. MeningitisóDecember 26, I, Forty-third Infantry, George E. Ricker. Died from wounds received in actionó December 16, C, Forty-fourth Infantry, Solomon Dotterer. Killed by fall from windowóJanuary 18, O, Third Artillery, Ferdinand Fraenznick. Murdered by prisoneróDecember 25, D, Eleventh Cavalry, Columbus L. Black. DrownedóDecember 16, I, Fifteenth Infantry, Alexander E. Wirth. PneumoniaóDecember 9, G, Thirty-eighth Infantry, John T. Bell. TuberculosisóJanuary 19, A, Third Cavalry, Jesse Swanek.


    MacArthur, Jan 21 1901, 0214pm, Casualties

    Solomon Dotterer is on the first column, tenth line
    Photographed By William Fischer, Jr.,

    Photographed By William Fischer, Jr.