Siege of Uchiyama

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Siege of Uchiyama
Part of the Sengoku period
Date 1546
Location Uchiyama, Shinano Province
Result Siege succeeds; Takeda victory
Territorial
changes
Uchiyama falls to Takeda Shingen
Belligerents
forces of Takeda Shingen Uchiyama garrison
Commanders and leaders
Takeda Shingen Oi Sadakiyo
Strength
2900 2200

The 1546 siege of Uchiyama was simply one of many battles fought in Takeda Shingen's bid to gain control of Shinano Province. His troops surrounded the fortress and starved out the garrison.

References[edit]

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