Private, Company A, 7th U.S. Cavalry. For actions at Wounded Knee Creek, SD.
December 29, 1890
Born in Pulaski County, TN, Hobday was awarded the Medal of Honor on June 23, 1891.
A total of 45 men serving with the 7th Cavalry during the Indian Wars earned the Medal of Honor, 24 of them for actions during the Battle of the Little Bighorn. Hobday's citation cites his "Conspicuous and gallant conduct in battle."