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Sakuma
Sakuma Mon
Historical Information
Location: Sagami Province
Start:  ?
End: present
Major General(s): Sakuma Kichiro
Sakuma Morimasa
Major Battle(s) Battle of Shizugatake
The Sakuma Clan was one of several clans of the Sengoku Jidai.

HistoryEdit

Sakuma Morimasa was a general serving under Shibata Katsuie at the Battle of Shizugatake. The Sakuma Army led the main force that attacked the Toyotomi Army during the battle, and bore the brunt of the enemy counterattack. Morimasa was killed in the battle.

Sakuma Kichiro was the son of two villagers in Sagami Province. His parents were killed in the burning of the village by Tokugawa Clan forces, and the clan was destroyed. After the Battle of Sekigahara, Kichiro fled the Tokugawa banner to both rejoin and as a side-effect, shame his clan.