Babbitt, Lawrence Sprague was born on February 18, 1839 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Colonel Edwin Burr (United States Army) and Sarah Stedman (Sprague) Babbitt.
Graduate West Point, 1861.
Surgeon McDougall, United States Army, October 22, 1861. Has served in the United States Army since 1861 as officer, becoming colonel April 7, 1899, and on duty in ordnance department, United States Powder Depot, Dover, New Jersey, until retired February 18, 1903. Home: Dover, New Jersey.