Template:On this day/February 28

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Copy the 3-5 most noteworthy events from the corresponding date page. Please change to past tense and bold the key article. You may also include a relevant photo, sized between 100-140px wide and aligned right.

February 28:

  • 1864Civil War: Union Brig. Gen. George A. Custer and 1,500 Union soldiers advanced towards Charlottesville in an attempt to divert attention away from the main focus of freeing prisoners of war being held in Richmond.
  • 1933 – Former Mayor E. G. Haden died.Elbridge G. Haden, well know realtor and mayor of the city for two terms died at 2 o’clock this afternoon at his home on Park Street, after a brief illness.