Georgia Militia Records during the Revolutionary War

During the Revolutionary War, militiamen from various counties in Georgia enlisted. What happened is that as the British launched its Southern Campaign and seized both Charleston and Savannah, additional troops were needed, so they called up the local militia to assume a role of guerrilla-style fighting while the enemy occupied Savannah and attempted to seize other port cities. This included the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Georgia Battalions as well as Capt. Samuel Scott and Co. Some 3,000+ names are listed in these Service Records which are now online and available to members…

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