Siege of Uehara

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Siege of Uehara
Part of the Sengoku period
Date 1541
Location Uehara, Shinano Province
Result Takeda victory
Belligerents
Forces of Suwa Yorishige Takeda family forces
Commanders and leaders
Suwa Yorishige Takeda Shingen
Strength
1000 5000
Casualties and losses
300 10

The siege of Uehara was the first of many steps taken by Takeda Shingen in his bid to seize control of Shinano Province. Uehara Castle had been controlled by Suwa Yorishige before it was taken by Shingen.

References[edit]

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