Erasmus Burt

Erasmus R. Burt (c. 1820 – October 26, 1861) was an physician, politician, and soldier.

He served as the Auditor of , and was then a member of the House of Representatives.

During the Civil , he was a colonel in the Confederate States Army and was killed in action at the Battle of Ball’s Bluff in Northern .

He was known as “the Father of the Deaf and Dumb Institute of ”.