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Western Army
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Historical Information
Main Objective: Defend Toyotomi reign after Hideyoshi's death.
Estimated Numbers: 125,000 (speculative)
about 82,000 at Sekigahara
Start: 1598~1599 (approximately)
End: 1600 (October~November)
Major Figure(s): Ukita Hideie, Kasuya Takenori, Shimazu Yoshihiro, Shima Kiyooki (Sakon)
Major Battle(s) Fushimi Castle
Ueda Castle
Hasedō
Ōtsu Castle
Ishigakibaru
Kusegawa
Sekigahara

The Western Army (西軍, Segun) refers to the alliance who sought to defend the Toyotomi reign after Hideyoshi's death. Officers under this faction are Ishida Mitsunari's friends or Toyotomi loyalists. The army was spread throughout the islands in a bid to take the land away from Ieyasu's control. Divisions include the Sanada loyalists and the Uesugi troops.

ArmyEdit

* People with asterisk listed after their names were commanders of each army.

Main unitEdit

People within this section were present at Sekigahara. A portion of them were also stationed near Kusegawa.

Turncoats and Inactive Members
  • Kobayakawa Hideaki
  • Shimura Akiyasu
  • Wakisaka Yasuharu
  • Akaza Naoyasu
  • Ogawa Suketada
  • Kutsuki Mototsuna
  • Kikkawa Hiroie

Fushimi CastleEdit

Battle which took place months before the following conflicts but is said to have ultimately decided the victory of the Eastern army.

  • Ukita Hideie *
  • Kobayakawa Hideaki *
  • Mōri Hidemoto
  • Kikkawa Hiroie
  • Konishi Yukinaga
  • Shimazu Yoshihiro
  • Chōsokabe Morichika
  • Natsuka Masaie
  • Nabeshima Katsushige
  • Sagara Yorifusa
  • Mashida Nagamori
  • Miyabe Nagafusa
  • Kimura Yoshinobu
  • Oshikawa Kimichika

IshigakibaruEdit

A campaign which took place a few days before the Battle of Sekigahara, it was considered to be "Kuroda Josui's Sekigahara" and caused the end of the Ōtomo clan.

  • Ōtomo Yoshimune *
  • Yoshihiro Munekiyo *
  • Ōtomo Yoshinori
  • Tawara Chikakata (Tawara Shōnin)
  • Kiyota Hachizaemon
  • Etō Madaemon
  • Kasuga Senhachirō
  • Agano Yaheiiji

Ōtsu CastleEdit

A siege which took place during the week of the Battle of Sekigahara. A victory for the West but rendered insignificant when Sekigahara concluded.

  • Suetsugu Motoyasu (Mōri Motoyasu) *
  • Tachibana Muneshige *
  • Ishikawa Yoriaki
  • Itsumi Tokino
  • Kakiya Tsunefusa
  • Kinoshita Toshisada
  • Kinoshita Shigekata
  • Kōri Muneyasu
  • Kobayakasa Hidekane (Mōri Hidekane)
  • Sō Yoshitoshi
  • Taga Hidetane
  • Takahashi Munemasu (Tachibana Naotsugu)
  • Nanjō Mototada
  • Tsukushi Hirokado
  • Mashida Moritsugu
  • Matsuura Hidetora
  • Miyabe Nagahiro (Miyabe Nagafusa)
  • Sugiwaka Mushin
  • Sugiwaka Ujimune
  • Yabe Sadamasa
  • Yokohama Shigekatsu

Ueda CastleEdit

Allies with the West, these forces were guarding Shinano and clashed with Tokugawa Hidetada at Ueda Castle.

  • Sanada Masayuki *
  • Sanada Nobushige (Sanada Yukimura) *
  • Ideura Morikiyo
  • Kawara Tsunaie
  • Karasawa Genba
  • Kaneko Mino
  • Yazawa Yorisada
  • Yumoto Zushonosuke
  • Kozuki Bitchu
  • Yokotani Yukishige

Keicho-Dewa ConflictEdit

A part of the campaign and was Uesugi Kagekatsu's role during the time. These forces were present at Hasedō.

  • Naoe Kanetsugu *
  • Soma Yoshitane
  • Iwaki Sadatada
  • Katsuga Mototada
  • Onodera Yoshimichi
  • Shida Yoshihide
  • Kamiizumi Yasutsuna
  • Suibara Chikakiyo
  • Suibara Chikanori
  • Mizuno Tōbei
  • Fujita Moriuemon
  • Usaji Miya Gorozaemon
  • Nirazuka Riemon
  • Kamiizumi Mondo
  • Kuruman Tanbanokami
  • Maeda Toshimasu (Maeda Keiji)

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