Lawrence Sprague Babbitt
Colonel, United States Army
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
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, FRANCES P
Photo (c) Michael Robert Patterson, September 1999
Updated: 18 December 1999 Updated: 5 November 2000 Updated: 9 January 2002 Updated: 10 July 2002
Updated: 27 July 2003 Updated: 7 August 2005
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 28 June 2003