Enlisted in the 1st Virginia Regiment of Artillery under Col. Charles HARRISON; served about 5 years 3 months; was battles at Gates’ defeat; Camden, Eutaw Springs, Ninety Six, and at Guilford where he was wounded; married Maza PHILLIPS in Charles City 15 NOV 1792; migrated to Halifax County, VA. Hobson’s Roll Remarks: On Leave.’, ‘Pension Application W.6978’, ‘A Muster Roll of Captain Nicholas Hobson’s Company of the Sixth Virginia Regiment of Continental Forces