20 Most Controversial Things You Don’t Know About Historical Presidents

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13. Despite His Civil War Victories, Ulysses S. Grant Was Afraid Of Blood And Being Seen Naked


Ulysses S. Grant lead the Union to many victories during the Civil War, and even demonstrated his brazenness during the Mexican-American war. Despite his background of battle experience, President Grant would get weak at the sight of blood— reportedly even rare steaks “creeped” him out. He was also extremely shy, and would refuse to shower in front of his men while on the battle field. Lastly, it’s said he “holed” up during his daughter’s weeding because he was so hysterical.