The Tōhoku Sekigahara Campaign

Hasedō as it appears in Samurai Warriors 4.   The Tōhoku Sekigahara Campaign are the series of sieges fought in the northern part of the main island of Honshū between the Eastern and Western Armies. The Uesugi clan sided with the Western Army and the Date and Mogami clans sided with the Eastern Army. The … Continue reading The Tōhoku Sekigahara Campaign

Naoe Kanetsugu

Kanji: 直江 兼続 Date(s): 1559-January 23, 1620(?) Other Known Names: Higuchi Kanetsugu, Yoroku (childhood), Yamashiro no Kami (court title) Naoe clan mon   Naoe Kanetsugu was a retainer to the Uesugi clan, who served both Kenshin, and his adopted son, Kagekatsu. He is well-known for fighting against Date Masamune in the north during the Sekighara … Continue reading Naoe Kanetsugu