Hagood Avenue Gate

Pronounced hay-good.

Named for Brig. Gen. Johnson Hagood, Class of 1847, one of four graduates who attained the rank of general during the Civil War. Hagood chaired the Board of Visitors for 21 years, and from 1880 to 1882 served as governor of South Carolina during which time his major accomplishment was the reopening of The Citadel after its occupation by Federal troops following the war. The football stadium is also named in his honor.