Penn State trustee saw family members pitted against one another during Gettysburg

Penn State trustee saw family members pitted against one another during Gettysburg

For Penn State Trustee Hugh McAllister, the Battle of Gettysburg brought home the reality of war. While he was in Bellefonte awaiting the outcome of one of the bloodiest skirmishes of the Civil War, he was also concerned about his brother, Robert, who served in the New Jersey Infantry as well as his nephew William, who fought with Confederate forces.