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Lawrence Sprague Babbitt
Colonel, United States Army
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Born at Boston, Massachusetts, February 18, 1839, the son of Colonel Edwin Burr and Sarah Stedman Sprague Babbitt, he graduated from West Point in 1861. He married Fannie, daughter of Surgeon McDougall, United States Army, October 22, 1861.

He served in the United States Army from 1861, becoming Colonel, April 7, 1899 and on duty with the Ordnance Department at Powder Depot, Dover, New Jersey, until he retired on February 18, 1903.

He thereafter made his home in Dover until his death in 1903. He is buried in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery. His wife, Frances McDougall Babbitt, is buried with him and his son Major General Edwin Burr Babbitt is buried in an adjacent site.


BABBITT, LAWRENCE S
United States Army
DATE OF DEATH: 10/15/1905
BURIED AT: SECTION 1  SITE 235
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

BABBITT, FRANCES P
DATE OF DEATH: 01/06/1923
BURIED AT: SECTION 1  SITE 235
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
 WIFE OF LS BABBITT, US ARMY



LS Babbitt Gravesite PHOTO
Photo (c) Michael Robert Patterson, September 1999

LS Babbitt Gravesite PHOTO
Photo By M. R. Patterson, July 2002



Updated: 18 December 1999  Updated: 5 November 2000 Updated: 9 January 2002  Updated: 10 July 2002
Updated: 27 July 2003  Updated: 7 August 2005
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LS Babbitt Gravesite PHOTO June 2003
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 28 June 2003