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The Orderlyforlee Podcast is about Grace, Race and Confederate Heritage from a Black Perspective.  The host, Orderlyforlee, invites you on one wild Southern ride!!  Robert E. Lee's Orderly A Modern Black Man's Confederate Journey was published by Al Arnold, native Mississippian, in October of 2015. His second work, an expanded version,"Robert E. Lee's Orderly A Black was published August 3, 2018. 

 His ancestor, Turner Hall, Jr., was an Orderly for Robert E. Lee during the Civil War and was a Slave of another famous Southern General, Nathan Bedford Forrest. Arnold takes you on the journey of his discovery, the people he has met and the stories he has heard. Hear how ghost story unraveled right in the midst of all of the controversy on Confederate monuments, Southern Heritage and the racial climate of 2015 following the Charleston Church Shooting and the battle over the Mississippi State Flag. 


The Author's book has sold over 6,000 copies with a 4.7 Star Rating.  A Signed copy can be obtained at

The Original book has a forward by Southerner, Dr. Otis Pickett, Phd and Professor of history at Mississippi College.  This version can be obtained in Audio, E-book and MP3 at the author's Webpage.

The 2018 Extended Edition has a foreword by James Meredith, Author and one of the last living Civil Rights Icons and prescribes a message of Grace, Race and Confederate Heritage by telling three stories: The story of his great-great grandfather, his story wrapped around the greatest story, the Cross!

The Official Sponsor of The Orderlyforlee Podcast is Beauvoir, The Home of President Jefferson Davis and The Presidential Library at

 Papa Turner, Robert E. Lee's Orderly Displaying Confederate Reunion Medals


Me & Pop Bennie, The Son-N-Law to Papa Turner


My Great Grandmother, Mama Will, The Youngest Daughter of Papa Turner and Wife of Pop Bennie


My Grandfather, Ras Arnold and My Grandmother, Arine Arnold, The Grandaugther of Papa Turner & the Daughter of Pop Bennie & Mama Will

Jan 31, 2019

Orderlyforlee invites you on the Wild Southern Ride with his guest, Deanna Klingel as they discuss the First Black Son of The Confederacy, Jim Limber.  The adopted son of Jefferson and Varina Davis in Deanna's book, The Mysterious Life of Jim Limber, tales of a twist on history that presents with the first transracial...

Jan 17, 2019

Orderlyforlee salutes Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and General Robert E. Lee by wishing them a Happy Birthday with his guest, Mr. HK Edgerton, President of Southern Heritage 411.  A one time President of the Asheville, NC NAACP Chapter, Mr. Edgerton has been on polar opposites of the debate on Civil Rights and...

Jan 3, 2019

The Cannonball House and the Story of Cora Lundy, the slave, who lived there and the Hero Sons that she raised. One Wild Southern Ride takes you into the life of the Cannonball House and the discovery of a Black family that surpassed the circumstances of their day to arrive as true American Heroes.  Cora was...