Siege of Takatenjin (1574)

The first siege of Takatenjin occurred in 1574, when it was attacked by the forces of Takeda Katsuyori. The garrison was commanded by Ogasawara Nagatada, who held the fortress for Tokugawa Ieyasu.[1][2]

First Siege of Takatenjin
Part of the Sengoku period
Takatenjin fortress, Tōtōmi Province, Japan
Result Siege succeeds; Takeda victory
Fortress falls to the Takeda
forces loyal to the Takeda family forces of Tokugawa Ieyasu
Commanders and leaders
Takeda Katsuyori Ogasawara Nagatada Surrendered
25,000 11,000

Nagatada surrendered to the Takeda clan, and became a Takeda retainer, receiving the Omosu District of Suruga Province as a fief, where he would remain relatively neutral until the Invasion of Kai Province during 1582.

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References edit

  1. ^ Turnbull, Stephen (2000). The Samurai Sourcebook. London: Cassell & C0. p. 224. ISBN 1854095234.
  2. ^ Turnbull, Stephen (1987). Battles of the Samurai. London: Arms and Armour Press. p. 80. ISBN 9780853688266.

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