Yukinaga Konishi's Camp Site(Mt. Kitatemma)
Yukinaga Konishi's Camp
|address||2368-1 Sekigahara Sekigahara-cho Gifu-ken Japan|
||0584-43-1111(town office c p|
JR Sekigahara Station (about 1800 meters to the northwest)
|nearby sta.||JR Sekigahara Sta.1800m||22 min on foot|
Sekigahara Interchange 2100m
||5min by car|
Yukinaga Konishi was a Christian feudal lord from Sakai. At the Position of Bunroku, the Position of Keicho, the
peace treaty with Ming, which Yukinaga Konishi and others promoted. However, the treaty was often disrupted by Kiyomasa Kato. They were at daggers with each other.
At the battle of Sekigahara he joined the WESTERN ARMY, he took up his position at the foot of Mt.Kitatemma. The forces of Uraku Oda, Shigekatsu Furuta and Hirotaka Terasawa charged at Konishi’s forces. After noon destruction of Yoshitsugu Otani’s forces caused by the betrayal of Hideaki Kobayakawa was, however, followed by the destruction of Konishi’s forces due to the attack from Kobayakawa’s forces.
Yukinaga escaped into Mt. Ibuki, and he surrendered to justice. On October 1 he was beheaded in Rokujo-Gawara in Kyoto.
|related military commander|
|number of soldiers||6,000 men|
|territory(before the battle)||Higoudo 200,000koku(Kumamoto Pref.)|
|territory(after the battle)||decapitation (territory was confiscated)|