Hood’s Brigade was a Texas brigade in the U.S. Civil War led by Confederate general John Bell Hood. Hood became known as an aggressive leader during the Seven Days Battles in 1862, leading a charge that broke the Union line. Many men from Bryan, Texas, served in Hood’s Brigade. The Carnegie Center of Brazos Valley History, formerly the Carnegie Library, in Bryan served as the brigade’s last headquarters. Veterans of the brigade regularly met at the building in the years following the war.