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Akishige was a retainer of the Uesugi clan and served under the command of Saitô Tomonobu. At the Fourth Battle of Kawanakajima (1561) Akishige fought gallantly and bested a Takeda hero named Yasuma Hiroshige in one-on-one combat. He was personally rewarded afterwards by Uesugi Kenshin.
- Initial text from Sengoku Biographical Dictionary (Samurai-Archives.com) FWSeal & CEWest, 2005