Siege of Hachigata (1568)

The first siege of Hachigata castle took place in 1568; Takeda Shingen laid siege to the Hachigata Castle, which was controlled by Hōjō Ujikuni, but was unable to capture it.

Siege of Hachigata
Part of the Sengoku period
Location36°06′33″N 139°11′46″E / 36.1092°N 139.196°E / 36.1092; 139.196
Result Hōjō victory
forces of Hōjō Ujiyasu forces of Takeda Shingen
Commanders and leaders
Hōjō Ujikuni Takeda Shingen
6,800 6,000

After failed to capture Hachigata castle, Shingen then moved south to besiege Takiyama castle, on his way to the Hōjō capital of Odawara.

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