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Dr. Al Arnold of Jackson, Mississippi heard the family stories from his grandmother, but he took it upon himself to research his great-great grandfather, Turner Hall, Jr.

Hall is said to have served with one of America’s greatest generals, Robert E. Lee.

His book, “Robert E. Lee’s Orderly A Modern Black Man’s Confederate Journey,” is the culmination of all that hard work.


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Robert E Lee's Orderly