Other Sekigahara Sideshows

Map of Japan before Sekigahara Sekigahara was not just the battle that was fought on October 21, 1600. There were campaigns in the north and south and all over the main island of Honshū. Unfortunately, since Sekigahara gets all the attention from historians, many of these other battles and sieges get set aside. Research on … Continue reading Other Sekigahara Sideshows

Siege of Ueda, 1600

Ueda Castle Forces: Sanada (Western Army) vs. Tokugawa (Eastern Army) Numbers: 2,000 (Sanada)/38,000 (Tokugawa) Casualties: Unknown The Siege of Ueda was a battle that took place just days before the Battle of Sekigahara, which took place on October 21, 1600. The battle was fought between the Sanada clan, at least the part of the clan that sided with … Continue reading Siege of Ueda, 1600