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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

Aug 22, 2019

Orderlyforlee takes the One Wild Southern Ride on a Banjo Journey with his guest, Author, Artist, Dancer and Voice Actor, Sule Greg Wilson.  Sule did the voice actor recording for the Audiobook, Robert E. Lee’s Orderly A Modern Black Man’s Confederate Journey available at Audible and at A...

Aug 1, 2019

What's Love Got To Do With It? Orderlyforlee takes the One Wild Southern Ride into the heart of the matter as he discusses, "The Weapon of Love" with his guest, Jeremy Elkins.  Jeremy is from the great State of Tennessee. Jeremy shares the impact the book, "Robert E. Lee's Orderly A Modern Black Man's Confederate...

Jun 20, 2019

Orderlyforlee takes a Wild Southern Ride with one of his college friend in the tale of “A Slave Descendant and His 40 Acre Story.” Guest, Peter Stewart shares his family heritage and gives a riveting view of Confederate Heritage from a Black perspective.  The two men attended Jackson State University.  Listen in as...

Jun 6, 2019

Orderlyforlee invites an Okie, Dr. Les Tucker to share his understanding of liberal historians.  Tucker, author of “Magnolia’s And Cornbread” (An Outline of Southern History  for Unreconstructed Southerners). Dr. Les Tucker, PhD historian, takes on Liberal historians  The two men met at the National Sons of...

May 23, 2019

Orderlyforlee invites his guest, Geary Mason, President of The Robert E. Lee’s Monumental Association to discuss the gumbo brewing down in New Orleans. Listen to aftermath of the removal of Confederate monuments in the Crescent city. Here The Who, what, when and how if it all right here on the One Wild Southern Ride...