Ulysses Grant…

“In Galena, Ill., passers-by might have seen a man in a shabby military greatcoat and slouch hat trudging to work that Thursday morning, as he did every weekday. He was Ulysses Grant, a middle-aged shop clerk in his family’s leather-goods store.”

Disunion: The Last Ordinary Day – NYTimes.com

Really? With a name like that I expected at least royalty.