Kanetsugu Naoe2
Kanetsugu Naoe
Personal Information
Born: 1560
Place of Birth: Sakato Castle,
Echigo Province
Died: January 23, 1620
Cause of Death: Unknown
Place of Death: Unknown
Style name: 直江 兼続
Served: Uesugi
Participation(s): Battle of Hasedo

Kanetsugu Naoe was the son of Soemon Higuchi. He served Kenshin Uesugi and his son Kagekatsu Uesugi.


Kanetsugu Naoe was the retainer of the Uesugi and supported Kagekatsu Uesugi in his struggle with Ieyasu Tokugawa. He had a revenue of 60,000 koku.[1]


  1. Samurai Sourcebook, Stephen Turnbull

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