George Darden first entered service in Feb 1779 from Wilkes Co, GA for 15-20 days in the Wilkes Co Militia serving under Capt. Cunningham, Maj Burwell and Col John Dooley in action against the Cherokee Indians and rescued considerable plunder they had taken. After this service he became a “refugee” and relocated to Long Cane Settlement in SC where he next entered service about 1 Apr 1779 in the SC Militia under Capt. John Cowen & Col. Andrew Pickens and served four months, during which tour he was in the Battle of Stono [June 20, 1779] under the command of General Benjamin Lincoln. In Sep 1779 he again entered service in the SC Militia under Capt. Cowan, who led his company into GA, joining the GA Troops commanded by Col. Dooly & marched to the Siege of Savannah where they joined the American Army under General Lincoln, who was aided by & associated with General Pulaski. After the Siege ended his Company returned to SC & was discharged from the Service about 25 Dec 1779.