Siege of Ryūgasaki

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Siege of Ryūgasaki
Part of the Sengoku period
Date1545
Location
Ryūgasaki, Shinano Province, near Lake Suwa
Result Takeda victory
Belligerents
Forces loyal to Tozawa Yorichika Takeda family forces
Commanders and leaders
Yoshinaga Mitoyoshi Takeda Shingen
Strength
2500 3200
Casualties and losses
Unknown Unknown

The 1545 siege of Ryūgasaki was one of many battles fought by Takeda Shingen in his bid to control Shinano Province during Japan's Sengoku period. The fortress was a satellite castle of Fukuyo,The fortress was held by Tozawa retainer Yoshinaga Mitoyoshi.Yoshinaga himself was killed in battle while the fortress fell.

References[edit]

  • Turnbull, Stephen (1998). 'The Samurai Sourcebook'. London: Cassell & Co. p211