Siege of Kuwabara

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Siege of Kuwabara
Part of Sengoku period
Date 1542
Location Kuwabara, Shinano Province
Result Takeda victory
Forces of Suwa Yorishige Takeda family forces
Commanders and leaders
Suwa Yorishige Takeda Shingen
1100 3000

The siege of Kuwabara took place the day after the siege of Uehara; Takeda Shingen continued to gain power in Shinano Province by seizing Kuwabara castle from Suwa Yorishige. Suwa was escorted back to the provincial capital of Kōfu under "the pretext of safe conduct, but he was then forced to commit suicide."


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