Siege of Kuragano

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Siege of Kuragano
Part of the Sengoku period
Date1565
LocationKuragano, Kōzuke Province
Result Siege succeeds; Takeda victory
Territorial
changes
Kuragano falls to Takeda Shingen
Belligerents
forces of Takeda Shingen Kuragano garrison
Commanders and leaders
Takeda Shingen Kuragano Naoyuki
Strength
6800 5000

The 1565 siege of Kuragano was one of many battles fought during Takeda Shingen's quest for power during Japan's Sengoku period. Kuragano castle, in Kōzuke Province, and held by Kuragano Naoyuki, withstood siege by Shingen in 1561, but fell four years later.

References[edit]

  • Turnbull, Stephen (1998). 'The Samurai Sourcebook'. London: Cassell & Co.