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Siege of Kuwabara
Part of Sengoku period
Date1542
LocationKuwabara, Shinano Province
Result Takeda victory
Belligerents
Forces of Suwa Yorishige Takeda family forces
Commanders and leaders
Suwa Yorishige Takeda Shingen
Strength
1100 3000


The siege of Kuwabara took place the day after the siege of Uehara; Takeda Shingen continued to gain power in Shinano Province by seizing Kuwabara castle from Suwa Yorishige. Suwa was escorted back to the provincial capital of Kōfu under the pretext of safe conduct, but he was then forced to commit suicide.

References

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

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