- Nobunaga orders the carpenter Okabe Mataemon to repair Hachikengu located in Atsuta Shrine.
- Nobunaga camps at Shitara Gokurakuji, Nobutada at Niimidoyama, and Ieyasu at Takamatsuyama.
- The battlefield's geography is mentioned often. Lots of mounatins and rivers.
- Sakai Tadatsugu leads a party to attack Tobigasu with some of the best archers and gunners. Nobunaga also includes 500 gunners led by Kanamori Nagachika and others.
- Only 1,000 guns mentioned by the Shincho Ko-ki under strict orders from Nobunaga lead by Maeda Toshiie, Sasa Narimasa, Nonomura Masanari, Fukutomi Hidekatsu, and Ban Naomasa. No rotating volley mentioned at all.
- Yamagata Masakage led the first wave for the Takeda. The Shincho Ko-ki mentions that the Takeda are skilled horsemen.
- 10,000 dead and some starved in the mountains or fell off the bridge and into the river and drowned.
- Due to the Takeda loss at Nagashino, Akiyama Nobutomo is holed up at Iwamura Castle.
- Nobunaga returns to Gifu on May 25, 1575.
Thursday, April 15, 2010
I have been busy of late translating the chapter on Nagashino and found it quite interesting.